Visible Light Planet Photos

Determine the Albedo (reflectivity) of the planets in order from highest (most reflective) to lowest (least reflective).

Write your ranking on your lab sheet.

Remember, albedo is not the amount of light reflected, but the percentage of light reflected!

Mercury

Venus

Earth

Mars

Jupiter

 

Saturn

Uranus

Neptune

Pluto

 

Images from HubbleSite.org and Solarviews.com