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Re: Solar System B

Postby space-egg » March 5th, 2019, 12:28 pm

MatthewK. wrote:Hey everyone! This is my first year doing Solar System. I was wondering if anyone could tell me the best places to look for information. I know that the rotation is about to end, but I still want to know as Regionals at BGSU are coming up this weekend and I don't really have a good cheat sheet. Thanks!


I recommend NASA, especially for the missions and dwarf planets. For things like asteroids, I used many sources.
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Re: Solar System B

Postby bp31000 » March 5th, 2019, 1:49 pm

MatthewK. wrote:Hey everyone! This is my first year doing Solar System. I was wondering if anyone could tell me the best places to look for information. I know that the rotation is about to end, but I still want to know as Regionals at BGSU are coming up this weekend and I don't really have a good cheat sheet. Thanks!

it is difficult to find all things in one place, even in wikipedia. Start with NASA site, also if you google individual things Eg: planetary processes, you will find some university teaching pages or pdfs also image search for important crates, mountains etc with names, you will encounter most images you are going to get in the exam.
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Re: Solar System B

Postby space-egg » March 5th, 2019, 2:27 pm

I'm working on my notes on the dwarf planets, and I can't find any resources for the sizes of Pluto and Eris. Some websites say that Eris is bigger in volume and Pluto is smaller, while others say that Pluto is larger in volume but Eris is larger in mass. Can someone please link me to solid proof? Thank you!
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Re: Solar System B

Postby Killboe » March 5th, 2019, 7:12 pm

space-egg wrote:I'm working on my notes on the dwarf planets, and I can't find any resources for the sizes of Pluto and Eris. Some websites say that Eris is bigger in volume and Pluto is smaller, while others say that Pluto is larger in volume but Eris is larger in mass. Can someone please link me to solid proof? Thank you!


Pluto is larger than Eris, Eris has more mass than Pluto. I don't have solid proof. But I am 100% sure on that.
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Re: Solar System B

Postby space-egg » March 6th, 2019, 6:31 am

Killboe wrote:
space-egg wrote:I'm working on my notes on the dwarf planets, and I can't find any resources for the sizes of Pluto and Eris. Some websites say that Eris is bigger in volume and Pluto is smaller, while others say that Pluto is larger in volume but Eris is larger in mass. Can someone please link me to solid proof? Thank you!


Pluto is larger than Eris, Eris has more mass than Pluto. I don't have solid proof. But I am 100% sure on that.


Okay, that's what I originally thought. Thank you!
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Re: Solar System B

Postby Sharan.thiru » March 6th, 2019, 12:49 pm

bp31000 wrote:
MatthewK. wrote:Hey everyone! This is my first year doing Solar System. I was wondering if anyone could tell me the best places to look for information. I know that the rotation is about to end, but I still want to know as Regionals at BGSU are coming up this weekend and I don't really have a good cheat sheet. Thanks!

it is difficult to find all things in one place, even in wikipedia. Start with NASA site, also if you google individual things Eg: planetary processes, you will find some university teaching pages or pdfs also image search for important crates, mountains etc with names, you will encounter most images you are going to get in the exam.


It's easier to find info on everything at [url]solarsystem.nasa.gov[/url]. I used it and got pretty much all 4 pages from that
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Re: Solar System B

Postby AwersomeUser » March 6th, 2019, 7:24 pm

Sharan.thiru wrote:
bp31000 wrote:
MatthewK. wrote:Hey everyone! This is my first year doing Solar System. I was wondering if anyone could tell me the best places to look for information. I know that the rotation is about to end, but I still want to know as Regionals at BGSU are coming up this weekend and I don't really have a good cheat sheet. Thanks!

it is difficult to find all things in one place, even in wikipedia. Start with NASA site, also if you google individual things Eg: planetary processes, you will find some university teaching pages or pdfs also image search for important crates, mountains etc with names, you will encounter most images you are going to get in the exam.


It's easier to find info on everything at [url]solarsystem.nasa.gov[/url]. I used it and got pretty much all 4 pages from that

I tried to avoid Wikipedia at the beginning and there’s literally no other reliable updated websites besides that NASA website, which it doesn’t have enough details so now I prefer Wikipedia.
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Re: Solar System B

Postby fiddhantfen » March 12th, 2019, 6:04 am

AwersomeUser wrote:
Sharan.thiru wrote:
bp31000 wrote:it is difficult to find all things in one place, even in wikipedia. Start with NASA site, also if you google individual things Eg: planetary processes, you will find some university teaching pages or pdfs also image search for important crates, mountains etc with names, you will encounter most images you are going to get in the exam.


It's easier to find info on everything at [url]solarsystem.nasa.gov[/url]. I used it and got pretty much all 4 pages from that

I tried to avoid Wikipedia at the beginning and there’s literally no other reliable updated websites besides that NASA website, which it doesn’t have enough details so now I prefer Wikipedia.


Wiki is really useful...at the bottom they cite all their sources, so you can use those too.
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Re: Solar System B

Postby AwersomeUser » March 18th, 2019, 7:21 pm

What does the rule mean by “Remote sensing, imagery, and satellite measurements” and also “Surface dating, regolith, volcanism & weathering, cratering & impact processes”? Can some give some specific examples? (Oops I just realized I haven’t started studying specifically for those)
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Re: Solar System B

Postby bp31000 » March 19th, 2019, 11:45 am

AwersomeUser wrote:What does the rule mean by “Remote sensing, imagery, and satellite measurements” and also “Surface dating, regolith, volcanism & weathering, cratering & impact processes”? Can some give some specific examples? (Oops I just realized I haven’t started studying specifically for those)

you will have to search each of those separately or find them all in wikipedia. lunar and planetary institute (LPI) site has "Out of school time activities" tab >> look for "explore!" >> "shaping the planets" >> It has Volcanism,Tectonism, Erosion, Impact Cratering links.

also in solarsystem.NASA page, you have >> MORE >> Basics of Space flight >> Chapter 12 is Science instruments, everything about remote sensing etc are there with images!
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Re: Solar System B

Postby AwersomeUser » March 20th, 2019, 3:45 pm

bp31000 wrote:
AwersomeUser wrote:What does the rule mean by “Remote sensing, imagery, and satellite measurements” and also “Surface dating, regolith, volcanism & weathering, cratering & impact processes”? Can some give some specific examples? (Oops I just realized I haven’t started studying specifically for those)

you will have to search each of those separately or find them all in wikipedia. lunar and planetary institute (LPI) site has "Out of school time activities" tab >> look for "explore!" >> "shaping the planets" >> It has Volcanism,Tectonism, Erosion, Impact Cratering links.

also in solarsystem.NASA page, you have >> MORE >> Basics of Space flight >> Chapter 12 is Science instruments, everything about remote sensing etc are there with images!


Ok thanks! (Even though that’s not exactly what I am asking)
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