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jessica myers


Stars color Depends on its surface tempature
Star A huge hot glowing ball of gas in the sky
Nuclear Fusion When the nuclei of two or more atoms join to form a single large nucleas
Light-year The distance light travels in one year.
Comets Small ice bodies that orbit the sun
Asteroids Small bodies of rock and metal that orbit the sun
Irregular Galaxy Don't have a regular shape
Elliptical Galaxy Shaped like a oval
Spiral Galaxy Looks like a huge flat circle (milky way)
Astronomy The study of space and the objects in it
Astronomical Unit (AU) A average distance of Earth from the sun
Solar System The sun and the clusters of bodies around it
Magnitude The brightness of a star
Constellation A group of stars
Galaxy A huge grouping of stars
Closest star to the Earth Sun
Apparent Magnitude The brightness you see from stars
Absolute Magnitude The measure of how bright the stars would look like if they were the same distance to Earth
Order of stars life Red giant, White dwarf, and Black dwarf
What's are galaxy? The Milky Way Galaxy
What type is our galaxy? A spiral galaxy
Where is a star born? Inside a huge cloud of hydrogen and other gases (called a nuedula)
What happens when a star runs out of fuel? It lose its hydrogen
What do scientists use to measure distance in space? Light-year
what does visible color tell you about a star? It tells you about its surface tempature
What's the process of Nuclear fusion? Hydrogen plus Helium equals Energy with small paricles
FACT Larger planets have more powerful gravity
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