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Solar System

Solar System unit

Star A large,hot ball of glowing gasses
move or cause something into a sloping position
orbit the curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a star, planet or moon
moon A natural satellite that orbits a planet
Telescope An optical instrument designed to make distant object appear nearer
universe everything that exist
planet a large object in space that orbits a star
revole move in a circle on a central axis
rotate move or cause to move in a circle around and axis or center
Solar energy from sunlight
constellation A group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent
Atmosphere the layer of gases that surrounds earth and other planets
comet A frozen mass of ice and dust orbiting the sun
Lunar eclipse An eclipse in witch the moon appears darkened
Solar Eclipse An eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon
ellipital Elliptical is a term which means that of relating to, or shaped
solstice either of the two times in a year the summer solstice and the winter solstice, when the sun reaches highest or the lowest point
Astroid a small rocky body orbiting the sun.Large number of these, ranging in size from nearly 600 miles
Created by: emilyharrisg10