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Sun and Stars

4th grade

Asteroid chunks of rock and metal floating in space
comet an icy ball of rocks, dust, and ice floating in space
constellation an imaginary pattern of a group of stars
galaxy a group of billions and billions of stars
meteor pieces of asteroid that enter earth's atmosphere
nebula a large cloud of dust and gas where stars are formed
nova a new star
orbit the oval-shaped path of a planet around its star
radiant energy energy that can travel through space (heat and light)
solar system all of the planets and objects that move around a star
star a huge ball of hot, glowing gases that gives off heat and light
supernova an exploding star
telescope a tool that makes faraway objects look larger,closer, and brighter
Created by: JordanH4126