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geocentric
a discription of the solar system in which all of the planets rovolve around the earth
heliocentric
a discription of the solor system in which all of the planets revolve around the sun
ellipse
an elongated circle oval shape the shape if the planets orbit
inertia
the tendency of a moving object to contane in a staight line or a station are to remain in place
nuclear fushion
the comteining of two nuclie into a single nucleas
core
the center parth of the sun where nuclear fusions occure
photosphere
the inner layer of the suns atmophere
solar flare
ab explosion if hydregen gas from the suns surface that occus when loops of sunspot regions connect
chromosphere
the middle layer of the suns atmophere
corona
the outer layer of the suns atmosphere
solar wind
a stream if electrital charged particles produced by the suns corona
sun spot
dark cooler regions on the surface of the sun
prominince
a loop gas that produces from the suns surface
terestrial planets
the name given for the inner planets
retrograde rotation
the spinning if the planet from east to west
green house effect
the procces of which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by water vapor
gas giant
the name given to the first four outer planets
comet
a ball of ice and dust whose orbit is usually a long eclipse
astroid
object revolving around the sun that was too small to be considered plants
astroid belt
a region of astroids
meteriod
a chunk or rock or dust in space
meateror
a streak of light un the sky
meterorite
a meteorcia has hit earths surface
life forms
life in space