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Cubangbang #121944

Cubangbang's 6th Ch. 10 Stars Stack #121944

Chapter 10 DefinitionChapter 10 Vocab
A neutron star that spins rapidly on its axis Pulsar
The death explosion of a star Supernova
An existing star that flares up and becomes brighter than normal Nova
Stars that regularly or repeatedly change in magnitude Variable Stars
The measurement of a star's apparent movement over time Parallax
The brightness of a star Magnitude
Is how bright a star really is Absolute magnitude
Is how bright a star looks to us Apparent Magnitude
The closest star to Earth Sun
A cloud of interstellar gases and debris Nebula
Meteoroids that light up as they pass through Earth's atmosphere Meteors
Meteoroids that pass through Earth's atmosphere and land on Earth Meteorites
Irregularly shaped pieces of rock, metal, and dust; sometimes called minor planets Asteroids
Consist of frozen gases, water, and dust Comets
Are the largest and brightest stars Supergiants
When a massive star runs out of fuel, collapses, and disappears from space, scientists call what is left a Black hole
A group of stars that form a picture Constellation
Telescopes that bend light to make objects seem larger Refracting telescope
Which kind of telescope uses mirrors to make objects appear bigger Reflecting telescopes
Glowing balls of gases Stars
Are the hottest stars (blank)
Our galaxy travels in a group with more than _____ other galaxies and is part of the ______ 30, Local Group
A huge star system that covers many light years of space Galaxy
Galaxy we live in Milky Way
When a meteroid passes through Earth's atmosphere and lands on Earth Meteorite
When a meteoroid lights up as it passes through Earth's atmosphere Meteor
Study that looks to the stars for guidance; is not depending on God's Word to lead them and help them make decisions Astrology
Stars that form a ball Globular cluster
Fewer stars and no particular shape Open Star cluster
Scientific study of stars Astronomy
Created by: jcubangbang