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The sun,planets,and the moon

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Star
A ball of hot, glowing gas
Planet
A large body of matter that moves around a star
Solar system
The sun, the planets, and their moons, and other objects that move around the sun
Crater
A large hole in the ground shaped like a bowl
Axis
An imaginary line through the center of the earth around which the earth rotates
Rotate
To spin on an axis
Orbit
The path an object follows as it moves around another object
Revolution
Movement of an object in an orbit around another object
Satellite
An object that revolves around another object
Phases
The shape of the lighted part of the moon
Telescope
An instrument for making distant objects appear nearer and larger
Astronaut
A person who travels in space