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6th gr galactic voca

6th gr galactic vocabulary

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place where stars are born nebulae
have no particular shape at all; just clumps of stars irregular galaxies
designed to be the most powerful telescope in the world when it was launched in 1990 hubble telescope
how we measure space in distance light years
similar to spiral galaxies but also have stars that stretch through the center and out to the sides barred spiral galaxies
a galaxy about one and a half times larger than the milky way andromeda
have long arms of stars that spiral out from the galaxy's center; in the center is a bright cluster of stars galaxies
a galaxy that contains about 200 billion stars...one is our Sun milky way
an area where stars, gas, and dust are spinning around a black hole accretion disc
like "star explosions" that blow star remnants into space where they eventually turn into new stars supernova
huge, bright, dense, masses of mostly old stars elliptical galaxies
gives out a massive amount of energy in the form of light and radiation active galaxy
is part of a super cluster of galaxies; it is a cluster of about 30 galaxies local group
never has been seen; the mysterious center of the galactic city black hole
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