The Solar System

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photosphere
surface of the sun
corona
sun's atmosphere
sunspots
dark spots on the sun because they are cooler
solar flares
bursts of energy from the photosphere
solar winds
fast-moving stream of particles thrown into space
revolves
travels in a closed path
orbit
the path earth takes as it revolves around the sun
rotates
spin on its axis
axis
imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its North and Sound Poles
eclipse
when one object passes through a shadow of another
telescope
an instrument that magnifies distant objects
satellite
any natural body
space probe
a robot vehicle used to explore deep space
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