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Space Review

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What is the name of out galaxy? the Milky way
What separates the inner planets and the outer planets? Asteroid belt
What are the 2 types of forces that keep the Sun from expanding/contracting? Gravity and heat expansion
What is a large area of gas and dust Nebula
What's the star right above the Earth's axis that never changes position in the sky. Polaris
What is a group of stars in the sky that form a pattern. Constellations
Comets come from which part of the solar system? Kuiper belt
When the moon is in the Earth's umbra, what occurs? Lunar eclipse
When a blue star runs out of Hydrogen for nuclear fusion, it becomes a ? before going supernova Super giant
How long is on rotation of the Earth? 1 day
The group of stars located on the spiral arms of a galaxy is known as what? Open cluster
What is a type of star that is very heavy but very small which are made up of neutrons? Neutron star
How many solar masses is a Red star? <1 solar mass
What is the type of motion where planets seem to have a looping motion in the sky? Retrograde
The distance between the sun and the Earth used to measure distances within our solar system is Astronomical Unit
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