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Cubangbang #122545

Cubangbang's Science 6 Ch.11 Planets Stack #122545

Chapter 11 DefinitionChapter 11 Vocab
The surface of the Sun photosphere
Created by solar storms exploding from the photosphere Solar flares
The outermost part of the Sun Corona
Energy emitted in the form of beautiful colors Aurora
The atmosphere of the Sun Chromosphere
Refers to the equal length of day and night Equinox
The four inner planets Terrestrial planets
Red planet; Third planet Mars
A planet that cannot hold an atmosphere because it has a weak gravitational field Mercury
Planet called the "Morning Star" and the "Evening Star" Venus
A research spacecraft sent beyond Earth's orbit Probe
Any object that orbits another object in space Satellite
Planet known for its Great Red Spot Jupiter
In order for a space object to be considered a planet, it must have enough gravity to keep a spherical shape, and it must orbit the Sun
Planet that is not a gas giant; has a moon named Charon; has an elongated orbit Pluto
Smallest & coldest planet Pluto
Ringed planet Saturn
Bluish-green planet that rotates sideways Uranus
Planet with the most violent weather Neptune
Largest planet Jupiter
9 planets in order, beginning with closest to the Sun. Hint: My very eager mother just served us nine pizzas. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus. Neptune, Pluto
Dark spots on the photosphere of the Sun Sunspots
We always see the same side of the moon because the Moon rotates once on its axis as it makes one revolution around the Earth
Earth's natural satellite the Moon
What keeps the plenets in line around the sun? Sun's huge mass exerts a strong gravitational pull
Each orbit that a planet makes around the Sun Revolution
Outer planets Inferior planets
Only planet which man can survive in his natural state Earth
First man to walk on the moon Neil Armstrong
Determines the season of the Earth the tilt of the Earth as it revolves around the Sun
Created by: jcubangbang