Different planets in solar system and their properties.
Different planets in solar system:
|Planet||Availability of water||Availability of Atmosphere||Rotation Direction
||Number of natural satellites|
|Mercury||No||No||West to East||0|
|Venus||No||Yes (Carbon dioxide)||East to West||0|
|Earth||Yes||Yes (Nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide)||West to East||1|
|Mars||In the form of ice caps||Yes (Carbon dioxide, nitrogen, argon)||West to East||2|
|Jupiter||No||Yes (hydrogen + helium)||West to East||67|
|Saturn||No||Yes (hydrogen + helium)||West to East||62|
|Uranus||No||Yes (hydrogen + helium)||East to West||27|
|Neptune||No||Yes (hydrogen + helium)||West to East||14|
|Inner Planets||Outer Planets|
|Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars||Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune|
|Solid and made of rocks||Made of gases, also called Gaseous Giant.|
Inner Planets and Outer Planets are separated by Asteroid Belt which is found between Jupiter and Mars.
Which of the other planets is/are/can be suitable for human life?
Natural Satellite of Earth: Moon:
Tip: Think before answering.
Ring around Saturn is made of _____________
Mercury is nearest to Sun and thus it is hottest planet.
True or False?
Mercury is nearest but it does not have atmosphere.
On the other hand, Venus has atmosphere made of carbon dioxide which traps the heat and thus it is the hottest planet.
Which of the following planets have ring around them?
Saturn has very thick ring but Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune too have ring but not as thick as Saturn.
Why do we see same side of moon from our home every time even though it rotates around it's own axis?
Since moon has same revolution period as rotational period, every time each reaches a point, same side of appears.