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KLS Review Space

Light Year distance light travels in one year
space station large artificial satellite on which people can live and work for long periods
phases of moon different shapes of moon seen from earth that change because of angle looking at moon
force of gravity pull from a body that's strength is dependent upon somethings mass and the distance between the objects
core center of sun where nuclear fusion occurs
smallest terrestrial planet mercury
largest terrestrial planet earth
geocentric earth centered universe
heliocentric sun centered system
parallax apparent movement of a star when seen from a different position
1st Law of Planetary Motion discovered by Kepler and states that the orbits of planets are an ellipse
solar wind stream of electrically charged particles that extend outward from the sun's corona
refracting telescope type of telescope that uses convex lenses to gather and focus light
remote sensing collection of data from a distance without coming into direct contact
inner planets that had signs of water earth and mars
inner planets mercury, venus, earth, mars
rocket stage engine for rocket that when it runs out of fuel falls off and falls back to earth
outer planets jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune
characteristics of outer planets large, made of gases like hydrogen and helium, many moons, rings, far apart
man made satellite unmanned spacecraft put into orbit around earth for the primary purpose of observing the earth's surface
craters round pits on moon
revolution planet's motion around sun, earth's revolution takes about 365 days or one year
main sequence star star that increases in brightness as it increases in temperature
Created by: simonsa