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Solar System

Solar System Unit

star a large hot ball of glowing gases
tilt to cause lean incline slope of slant
orbit the curved path usually elliptical described by a planet satellite space ship
moon the earths natural satellite orbiting the earth with a mean distance of 238,857 miles
telescope an optical instrument for making distant objects appear larger and therefore nearer.
universe the totality of known or supposed objects phenomena through out space
planet also called major planet any of the eight large heavenly bodies revolving about the sun and shinning by the moon
revolve to move in a circular or curved cause or orbit
rotate to cause to turn around on a axis
solar energy also called solar
constellation any of various group of stars to which definite names have been given
atmosphere the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth
comet a celestial body moving around the sun
lunar eclipse a lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly behind the earth into its shadow
solar eclipse a solar eclipse is a type pf eclipse that occurs when the moon passes between the sun and earth
elliptical pertaining to or have the form of a ellipse
galaxy a large system of stars held together by mutual gravitation
solstice either of the two times a year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial
asteroid also called a miner planet
satellite a natural body revolves around a planet
Created by: garrettbrowng6