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Lecture 17

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Department
Astronomy
Course
ASTA01H3
Professor
Lowman
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 17 SaturnoRings go through phasesoDensity less than watero13 mass of JupiteroRotation speed squashes the Saturn so that equatorial diameter is 10 biggeroAtmosphereoZones and band structures less colouration than JupiteroCloud layer thicker than JupiteroConsists of molecular hydrogen helium methane and ammonia oExperiences a rain of helium from upper cloudsoSimilar to jupiters atmosphere but less pressureoWind pattern same as Jupiter with zonal flowoInterior StructureoMolecular hydrogen Metallic hydrogen and icy rocky coreoBottom of molecular hydrogen layer is hotter than Suns photosphereoSaturn radiates3 times more energy than it gets because its cooling offoHelium and hydrogen not mixed well helium condenses
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