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Round objects in space that are satellites of the Sun.
The Sun and all the objects in orbit around it.
A force of attraction between all objects.
An instrument that makes faraway objects seem closer.
A chunk of ice, rock, and dust that orbits the Sun.
Large chunks of rock or metal in space.
A piece of rock, ice, or metal that burns up in Earth's atmosphere, causing a streak of light to appear in the sky.
A meteor that hits Earth's surface.
A hollow area or pit in the ground.
The apparent shapes of the Moon in the sky.
A blocking of the Moon's light when the Moon passes into Earth's shadow; happens when Earth is directly between the Sun and the Moon.
a blocking of the Sun's light that happens when Earth passes through the Moon's shadow; at that time the Moon is between Earth and the Sun.
The act of spinning around an axis. As Earth moves around the Sun,it also spins.
A real or imaginary line that a spinning object turns around.
The path an object takes as it travelsaround another object.
When one object travels around another. Earth revolves around the Sun.
Earth's orbit is shaped like a flattened circle or ellipse.
The way something appears, or seems, to move.
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