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bbms heinz Astronomy Vocabulary
|a main sequence star, it is an average star.
|a really huge star that is at the end of star cycle
|storms and explosions from the sun
|has a black hole at the center and is a collection of many solar systems
|3 types - spiral, elliptical, and irregular
|planets that orbit a star or sun
|contains all the galaxies and solar systems
|when the shadow of the moon or earth blocks light from reaching earth
|the shape of the moon as seen from earth as it moves around earth
|from earth we see no moon
|a banana shaped moon
|the odd shaped moon. more that half but not full.
|all of the illuminated side of the moon is seen from earth
|others call it a "half moon". but it's half of both the illuminated and dark side
|the illuminate part of the moon is increasing
|the illuminate part of the moon is decreasing
|the moon blocks sun light from reaching earth
|the earth blocks the moon light from reaching earth
|the change in the depth of the ocean water because of the moon's gravity
|the high tide is really high and the low tide is really low
|the difference between the low and high tide is not that much - a lame tide.
|the international space station
|to travel in a path around an object. planets going around the sun.
|to spin on an axis.
|main sequence star
|an average star in the middle of its life producing heat and light like the Sun.
|happen because we are on earth and the moon revolves around earth.