The biggest planet in the Universe
The universe is a vast space in which there are many planets, stars, heavenly bodies. Our solar system is just one element of the galaxy, the main constituent of which is the Sun. The huge scale of the Universe is not easy to detect all the planets in it. Even in the study of our Solar system have white spots, what to speak of the whole Universe.
The largest planet
Today, the biggest planet in the Universe will not undertake an astronomer, information about them is contradictory. However, the spring of 2006 brought one important discovery – discovered massive planet, which is part of the constellation “Hercules”. The news reported scientists Libellously Observatory, located in Arizona USA. Them all known planets of the Universe this has a maximum size. It was called TrES–4, and it is more than the Earth 20 times!
TrES–4 has the following properties:
its composition is dominated by hydrogen;
surface density is quite low;
temperature is 1260 degrees;
diameter 1.7 times bigger than Jupiter.
In fact, the heavenly body is a huge gaseous ball of size than it is very similar to our Sun.The trajectory of TrES–4 – around the star, which is 1400 light years.
The biggest planet in the Solar system
Our Earth is in the Solar system, which consists of 7 planets:
In that order are the planets in accordance with their size. Until recently, the list was rounded out by Pluto, which was called the 9th. But scientists have eliminated this celestial body from the list because it does not conform to those parameters which are characteristic for the planet.
As evidenced by the list, the biggest planet is Jupiter .
This light not only has a maximum size in the Solar system, but the greatest weight that exceeds the weight of all the celestial bodies of the Solar system 2.5 times.
In the Photo the most large planets in the Solar system is often depicted storms, and this is understandable, because the longest storm continues on Jupiter earth for several centuries.
Few people know that Jupiter has a large magnetic field, has a lot of satellites and even the ring, however, which is not as prominent as that of Saturn.
Saturn can rightfully be called the most interesting celestial body in the Solar system.
On their Saturn is the second planet, it is distinguished not only rings, which are legends, and also the largest satellite in the Solar system. Characteristics Of Saturn:
the highest compression in comparison with other planetary bodies;
the mass is 95 times higher than the Earth;
the winds in the upper atmosphere of Saturn can reach 180 km/h;
Saturn was escorted 62 satellite.
Uranus the third largest planetary bodies in the Solar system, while it is the fourth weight.
The peculiarity of Uranus in a rather cold atmosphere, where the temperature reaches minus 224 degrees. This factor is defined so that it is farthest from the Sun.
For one rotation of Uranus around the Sun is needed 84 years to pass on Earth.
In addition, Uranium was escorted 27 satellites, and it has rings, although they are very small.
Fourth place – Neptune . It is the most distant object.
By mass it is the third, after Jupiter and Saturn.
On Neptune dominates gas atmosphere, in an atmosphere dominated by hydrogen and helium.
For Neptune is characterized by strong wind, in other cases its speed is 2,100 km/h.
It has 14 satellites and the most notable is called Triton.
Top five is the largest planetary bodies in the Solar system our Earth .
She is a third body from the Sun, and it has all conditions for development of flora and fauna.
In the Earth’s atmosphere dominated by nitrogen and oxygen.
Water on the surface is 70%.
The location of the planet relative to the Sun, and a slight tilt of the axis of rotation contribute to seasonal climate change.
The earth has a strong magnetic field, which protects from the Sun, the satellite of the planet is the Moon.