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6th gr galactic fact

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a group of stars that forms a pattern and looks like a person, animal, or thing constellation
a song that secretly gave slaves instructions to travel north for freedom follow the drinking gourd
when Earth's shadow momentarily blocks out part or all of the Moon lunar eclipse
stories tales
the long necked fruit of a vine plant that could be hollowed out and used to scoop water out of a bucket gourd
a tool with two lenses used to make objects that are far away look closer and larger binoculars
a sturdy three legged support tripod
the act of looking at the stars stargazing
a round star map of two disks marked with dates and times planisphere
a map that shows the locations of stars in the night sky star map
a peson who observes objects in space astronomer
a bright star over the North Pole and used to indicate North/ also called the North Star polaris
a tool used by sailors to help find a ship's location at sea astrolabe
astronomer who lived in Egypt a long time ago who believed Earth was the center of our Solar System ptolemy
polish astronomer who believed the Sun was the center of our Solar System copernicus
Italian astronomer who was the first person to use a telescope to look into space galileo
a tool to look through that makes far away objects appear larger and closer telescope
a special antenna used to pick up radio signals from far away objects in space radio telescope
a special telescope used to collect Sun images and shine them into a special surface for viewing solar telescope
a telescope put into orbit around Earth in 1990 that sends images of deep space back to us on Earth hubble space telescope
turns around on axis; spins rotates
to throw back light reflect
an imaginary line that goes through a planet and that it rotates on axis
the path that planets and moons travel as they travel around a sun orbit
to give off its own light shine
the outward appearance of a star tath is determined by its temperature color
how bright a star is magnitude
how hot or cold something is temperature
the energy we get from the sun sunshine
a tool that makes objects that are far away appear to be closer and larger telescope
what light from stars appears to do because of Earth's moving atmosphere twinkle
the main fuels for stars that are responsible for the energy we get from our sun gas
a super hot ball of glowing gases in space star
a group of stars, planets, and other objects in space that is held together by gravity galaxy
the distance light can travel through space in one year light year
after our Sun, the star closest to Earth proxima centauri
someone who studies stars, planets, and other objects in space astronomer
everthing that exists universe
a group of stars that forms a pattern constellation
stories handed down from generation to generation legends
what stars are made of hydrogen
how far away are stars light years
what does Earth do to make stars look like they are moving in a circle spin
how stars are grouped color and brightness
used his knowledge about lunar eclipses to aid his crew while repairing a damaged ship from home columbus
demonstrated the ease of cutting a five point star to George Washington and convinced him to change his original plan for the Americal flag Betsy Ross
path souls traveled when they died milky way
campfires of ancestors who were traveling to an afterlife stars
thunderbolts tossed down by angry gods shooting stars
caused by an invisible dragon to eat the Moon lunar eclipse
explains how constellations came to be myths and legends
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