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What planet has iron oxide in its soil? Mars
What planet has water as a solid, liquid, and a gas? Earth
What is the planet that is smallest and closest to the sun? Mercury
What is the planet that is the brightest thing in the sky after the sun and the moon?​ Venus
What is the planet that has a giant storm called the Great Red spot? Jupiter
What is the planet that orbits on its side? Uranus
What is the planet that has the most rings?​​​​ Saturn
What is the planet that kidnapped one of its moons from the Kuiper Belt? Neptune
What type of galaxy is the Milky Way?​​​​​ Spiral
What is the galaxy type that has a bulge at the center and spiral arms?​ Spiral Galaxies
What is the galaxy type that is simply massive blobs of stars?​​ Elliptical Galaxies
What is the galaxy type that describes the galaxies that don’t fit into other types?​​​​ ​​​​​​​ Irregular Galaxies
What are gas clouds in space called?​​​​​ Nebula
What are groups of older stars that look like a ball? ​​​ Globular Cluster
What are groups of closely grouped stars that are usually located along the spiral disk of a galaxy?​​​​​​​​​ Open Cluster
What is the force that holds matter together?​​​​ Gravity
What is the force that keeps matter from collapsing in on itself?​​ Pressure
What is the outer atmosphere of the sun?​​​​ Corona
What is the visible surface of the sun?​​​​​ Photosphere
What percentage of the total mass of the solar system does the sun take up?​​ 98%
Is the sun a solid, liquid, or gas?​​​​​​ Gas
Is the sun a planet or star?​​​​​​ Star
What is the process that occurs in the core of the sun that produces energy?​​​​​​​​​​​​ Nuclear Fusion
What are the two gases that are found in the sun?​​​ Hydrogen & Helium
What are the cooler, darker spots on the sun?​​​​ Sunspots
What are the regions of extremely high temperature and brightness on the sun?​​ Solar flares
What are balls of ice, rock, and cosmic gas?​​​​ Comets
What are small, rocky bodies that are mostly found between Mars & Jupiter?​​​​​​​​​​​​ Asteroids
What are meteoroids called when they enter Earth’s atmosphere?​ Meteors
What are meteoroids called when they strike the ground?​​ Meteorites
What are Eris, Makemake, and Haumea examples of?​​​ Plutoids
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