PHY104 - Planet Comparison Table
PHY-104: Planet Comparison Table
Utilize current, academic sources for this table (i.e., do not use Wikipedia) and include a reference page, at the end of this document, that lists your sources.
Part 1: Within the table, highlight the most striking characteristic of each planet.
Distance from the Sun
Major Atmospheric Constituents
Minimum/Maximum Surface Temperature
Inclination of Equator to Orbit
Rotation Period (Earth days)
Orbit Period (Earth years)
Mean Orbit Velocity (km/h)
Part 2: Provide a 2-3 sentence explanation as to why each planet has the selected characteristic. Cite your sources according to the APA Style Guide.