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solar system

astroids a small rocky body orbiting the sun.
comets a celestial body that appears as a fuzzy head usually surrounding a bright nucleus,that consists primarily of ice and dust, and that often develops one or more long tails when near the sun.
dwarf planet A smaller version of a planet
gravity the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth, or toward any other physical body having mass
moon phases Waxing essentially means "growing" or expanding in illumination, and waning means "shrinking" or decreasing in illumination.
revolution an instance of revolving.
seasons each of the four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours,
solar systems the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit around the sun
tides the alternate rising and falling of the sea
axis an imaginary line about which a body rotates.
constellations a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern
gravitational pull It's like the Earth pulling on you and keeping you on the ground
lunar eclipse the moon appears darkened as it passes into the earth's shadow
planet a celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star
rotation the action of rotating around an axis or center
solar eclipse an eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon
stars a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is a large
tilt move or cause to move into a sloping position
Created by: dbanks1