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Last Post 5/21/2015 7:52 AM by  Pat Reiff
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5/20/2015 6:37 AM

    renee w

    if you had to choose one, other than Earth, which would be your favorite planet?

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    Claire Raftery

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    5/20/2015 8:51 AM
    I think Uranus is pretty interesting because it rotates on it's side. Rather than its rotation axis being N->S, it lies E-W (or, 90 degrees to N->S anyway). Venus is even more interesting since it spins the opposite way to the rest of the planets which means that it could actually be completely upside down!

    Christina Cohen

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    5/20/2015 11:12 AM

    Hi Renee,

    I think I would pick Jupiter. Not that I'd want to live there! The planet itself is facinating with its constant, huge storms and it has dozens of moons which range from having the most volcanic activity in the solar system (Io) to having an ice-covered ocean (Europa). Ganymede is even bigger than Mercury and has its own magnetic field.


    Pat Reiff

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    5/21/2015 7:52 AM
    Saturn is also very exciting.. imaging living on Enceladus with its ice jets and seeing those huge rings in the sky!
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