Do you really know about our solar system?
Every world has secrets that are usually not recognized.
Can you identify all 10?
1.) I’m the hottest planet.
The atmospheric greenhouse effect on Venus gives consistently higher temperatures than Mercury.
2.) I am the most metallic planet.
An early vapor state is ensured Mercury is ~ 75% metalin mass.
3.) I am originally the 8th planet.
Ceres, was discovered in 1801is the lone dwarf planet of the asteroid belt.
4.) My planetary system contains the most water.
It’s Jupiter, whose moons Ganymede, Callisto and Europe individually have more water than the earth.
5.) I am the most massive object coming from the Kuiper Belt.
Captured Moon, Tritonsurpasses Pluto and Eris in both mass and size.
6.) I am the planet with the lowest density.
At 0.687 g / cm³ is Saturn the only planet less dense than water.
7.) I have the strongest winds.
With speeds above 1,100 mph (492 m / s), Neptune’s winds are unsurpassed.
8.) My fragments pollute the earth.
It’s Mars; 3% of all terrestrial meteorites derive from there.
9.) I change most from the solstice to the equinox.
It is Uranus, whose 97 ° axial inclination causes planet-wide changes every 21 years.
10.) I am the last planet to form.
It is us! An impact 50 million years after the formation of the other planets created today’s Earth-Moon system.
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