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LOOK 2 THE NIGHT SKY

CARMALT - Types of heavenly bodies found in our sky

DefinitionTerm
bodies of rock and metal that orbit the sun asteroids
bodies of ice and dirt that orbit the sun comets
groups of stars in four types: spiral, barred spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies
include rocket parts, space stations, and probes human-made space objects
meteoroids falling into Earth's atmosphere meteors
meteors that reach Earth's surface meteorites
space debris in the solar system meteoroids
satellites of rock, ice, and/or liquid that orbit around planets moon
this planet has 18 moons Saturn
nine heavenly bodies that orbit our sun planets
huge bodies of burning gasses; types include blue-white, white, yellow, orange, and red stars
astronomers are debating whether this planet is a planet or not Pluto
Some astronomers believe there is a 10th planet because of a pull on Uranus and Neptune. What name has it been given? Planet X
Created by: EM4CARMALT