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wgu mod 13 science


the attractive force between objects due to mass gravity
everybody in the universe attracts every other body with a mutually attracting force. F = [G(m^1xm^2)]/d^2 universal law of gravitation
the acceleration of an object caused by the force of gravity from another object. gravitational acceleration
a celestial body orbiting a star or stellar remnant that is massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity. planet
a massive, luminous ball of plasma that is held together by gravity stars
a projectile or small body that orbits a larger body satellites
a small, rocky, planetlike fragment that orbits the Sun asteroids
a streak of light produced by a meteoroid burning in Earht's atmosphere; a 'shooting star' meteors
a body composed of ice and dust that orbits the Sun, usually ina very eccentric orbit, and that casts a luminous tail when it is close to the Sun comets
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