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Mettie Jordan

What is in the center of the solar system? The sun
What is the Earth tilt in the solar system? 23.5 degrees
The Earth and the other planets spin in their own “what” around the sun? The axis
What type of orbit does the Earth have to the sun? Elliptical orbit or “Oval Shape” orbit
What is one full orbit around the sun called? A Revolution
What are the 4 seasons of Earth called? Summer, Autumn/Fall, Winter, & Spring
What are know as gigantic balls of very hot gases that give off radiation in outer space? Stars
What is an explosive eruption of waves and particles into space called? Solar Flare
What is a group of stars that forms a pattern in outer space? A Constellation
What do stars constellation move from one place to another place in the night sky? The Earth rotates and the star constellations change position every 2 hours
What are the first 4 closest planets to the sun called? Mercury, Venus, Earth, & Mars
What is known as a spacecraft that gathers data without the help of a crew? A Space Probe
What is a natural object that revolves around a planet? A moon
How long does it take Mercury to spin on its axis once? 59 days
How long does it take Venus to spin on its axis once? 243 days
How long does it take Earth to spin on its axis once? 24 hours
How long does it take Mars to spin on its axis once? 24.6 hours
How long does it take Mercury to make one revolution around the sun? 87.9 days
How long does it take Venus to make one revolution around the sun? 224.7 days
How long does it take Earth to make one revolution around the sun? 365 days
How long does it take Mars to make one revolution around the sun? 686.9 days
What are the names of the two moons that rotate around the planet Mars? Phobos & Deimos
What are the four outer gas planets after the planet Mars? Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, & Neptune
How long does it take Jupiter to orbit the sun? 11.8 years
How long does it take Saturn to orbit the sun? 29.4 Years
How long does it take Neptune to orbit the sun? 164.7 years
What is the area called where most asteroids are between Mars and Jupiter in the solar system? Asteroid Belt
Meteors that enter into Earth’s atmosphere are known as what? Meteorite
What is a large, round object that revolves around the sun but has not cleared the region around its orbit? Dwarf Planet
What is a frozen mass of different types of ice and dust orbiting the sun? A Comet
What is known as a rocky mass up to several hundred kilometers wide that revolves around the sun? An Asteroid
What objects moves around the Sun’s gravity? The Earth and the other planets
What does the sun not have that makes it only hot gases of radiation? A Surface
What is a collapsing phase from a star that has a strong gravity pull? A Black Hole
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