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BC Science 9


People who study objects in space Astronomers
Objects found in space Celestial bodies
Identified galaxies other than the Milky Way Hubble
Energy that is radiated in the form of waves Electromagnetic radiation
High energy waves Gamma rays
Visible light creates this Spectrum
Device used to separate light into it's component colours Spectroscope
Longest electromagnetic wave Radio wave
When spectral lines shift toward the red end of the spectra Red shift
Main evidence supporting an expanding universe Cosmological red shift
Theory describing the formation of the universe Big Bang
Used to make a microwave radiation map of the universe WMAP
Large cloud of dust and gas where stars form Nebula
Galaxy that looks like a pinwheel Spiral galaxy
Galaxies that contain the oldest stars in the universe Elliptical galaxy
Galaxy that contains both old and new stars Irregular galaxy
Collection of stars in a location of a galaxy Star cluster
Space is mostly filled with this Interstellar matter
An early phase of a star Protostar
Supergiants explode to create this Supernova
Object extremely dense and has a huge gravitational pull Black hole
The hottest planets are this colour Blue
The cooler planets are this colour Red
The sun is classified in this group Main sequence
Created by: darrinaustin