Single Status Update
Mercury: each year is a day on half the planet. huge impact basin named caloris.
Venus: 730K and 90 atmospheres of pressure on the surface. clouds of sulfuric acid.
Earth: rapidly changing weather patterns. massive hydrosphere. differentiated surface.
Mars: 1/3 gravity of earth. super thin atmosphere. tallest mountian known Olympus Mons. Huge surface features: Hellas Basin, Tharsis Plains, and Valles Marinaris.
Jupiter: 300+ times more massive than earth. Magnetic field is larger than the sun. predominantly hydrogen and helium atmosphere. The Great Red Spot, a huge storm 4 times the size of earth that rotates with the core. over 50 'moons'
Saturn: most massive and most visible ring system. most squished planet, due to speed of rotation. helium rain. H/He atmosphere.
Uranus: Blue. Moons named after Shakespeare characters. Massive tilt. thin rings visible.
Neptune: Clumpy rings. Magnetic field way of center. had great dark spot (it dissapeared, however there is a new spot in the northern heisphere). 'Scooter' spot that zipps around planet very quickly.
Pluto(Not really a planet): its moon (charon[pronounced sharon]) is about half is size and mass. the center of gravity for the system lies inbetween the two. ball of rocky ice. kuiper belt object.