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    Describe two differences in the atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn. Describe two similarities. What is differential rotation? Why is Jupiter more brightly colored than Saturn?

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    Two differences in the atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn;
    1. Saturn's atmosphere has less helium content than Jupiter's.
    2. The atmosphere of Jupiter is denser than that of Saturn.

    Two similarities;
    1. Both planets have deep, heavy atmospheres of mainly ...

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    This solution describes differences and similarities between the atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn, it explains what differential rotation is, and why Jupiter is more brightly colored than Saturn.

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