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Earth Sci 2

QuestionAnswer
asteroid small rock found in space
astronomer a scientist who studies space
black hole an object in space with a pull of gravity so strong nothing can escape it
constellation group of stars that forms a shape or pattern
galaxy a group of stars held together by gravity that forms one system
meteor a piece of rock or metal from space that enters Earth's atmosphere with great speed. Known as a shooting star.
nebula huge cloud of gas and dust found in space
orbit path of an object in outer space as it moves in a circle around another object
planet a large body that moves in an orbit around the sun
supernova a star that breaks apart in an explosion
Created by: lynnv