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6th Grade Science Ch.4

The study of the stars, planets, and all other heavenly bodies is called? astronomy
Scientists who study outer space astronomers
the force that resists motion friction
an area containing no air or any other matter vacuum
a star system containing from millions to billions of stars galaxy
the galaxy in which we live in Milky Way
the two largest galaxies in the Local Group Milky Way and Andromeda galaxy
the three galaxies closest to ours Sagitarius Dwarf galaxy, Large Magellanic Cloud, and Small Magellanic Cloud
What kind of galaxy is the Milky Way classified? Spiral galaxy
the cluster of about 40 galaxies that the Milky Way belongs to Local Group
the three basic types of galactic shapes spiral, elliptical, irregular
Created by: Mrs. Walker