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geocentric the belief that the earth is the center of our solar system
heliocentric the belief that the sun is the center of our solar system
solar system the planets and moons and other space bodies that orbit our sun
planet a large celestial body that orbits a star
moon a smaller celestial body that orbits a planet
satellite anything that orbits a planet or star
star a glowing ball of burning gas
comet a "dirty snowball" that orbits the sun
meteor a solid object that shoots through space and creates a bright light when it hits our atmosphere
meteorite fragments of rock that survive their fall through earth's atmosphere
meteoroid fragments of rock that shoot through earth's atmosphere
asteroids rocks that orbit the sun between Mars and Jupiter
rotate to spin on an axis
Created by: Miriam