100 Word Challenge

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Enter your homework for the 100 word challenge here! Your task is to write about one of the planets in our solar system. You can choose any planet you wish. However your information must equal 100 words; no more or less! How many facts can you include in your challenge? Which are the best facts to include? You decide!

Good Luck!

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  1. facts about mercury Thirteen times a century Mercury can be observed from the Earth passing across the face of the Sun in an event called a transit, the next will occur on the 9th May 2016.
    One solar day (the time from noon to noon on the planet’s surface) Mercury lasts the equivalent of 176 Earth days while the sidereal day (the time for 1 rotation in relation to a fixed point) lasts 59 Earth days. Mercury also has the highest orbital eccentricity of all the planets with its distance from the Sun ranging from 46 to 70 million km.

  2. Jupiter has four rings and is the fourth brightest object in the solar system. Only the Sun, Moon and Venus are brighter. It is one of five planets that is visible to the naked eye from Earth. The ancient Babylonians were the first to record their sightings of Jupiter, this was around the 7th or 8th century BC. Jupiter is named after the king of the Roman Gods. Jupiter has the shortest day of all the planets as it turns on its axis once every 9 hours and 55 minutes and it orbits the sun once every 11.8 Earth years.

  3. Mercury!
    Mercury is very hot, it can reach up to four hundred degrees celsius. Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. There is no water on the surface of Mercury but there could be some underneath the surface. Mercury has very low surface gravity. Mercury has no atmosphere but does have lots of craters. There is also no air on the surface of Mercury but there could be some trapped underneath. Mercury is quite rocky. Mercury is grey and white. Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system. A year on Mercury is just eighty eight days long!

  4. Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system( even if Mercury is closer to the sun than Venus ) as it can have a temperature of 462 degrees celsius! Our planet ; Earth, is quite similar to Venus for the size, density and gravity. It mainly consists of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Venus orbits every 224.7( 225 ) Earth days around the Sun. Venus is named after the Roman Goddess of love and beauty. Venus is also the closest planet to Earth. Another fact is that Venus has no moons – like Mercury.Venus is 108 million kilometres, from the Sun.

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