6th Science - Ch. 2 "Earth in Space"
Terms in this set (18)
the movement of one solar system object into the shadow of another object
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of daylight equal hours of darkness
the orbit of one object around another object
the spin of an object around its axis
beginning of summer or winter; days on which the hours of daylight are longest or shortest
daily rising and falling level of the ocean and other large bodies of water
visible portion of the Moon becomes smaller
visible portion of the Moon
a small, rocky object that orbits the Sun
small, icy object that orbits the Sun and develops a tail as it nears the Sun
object that orbits the Sun, is nearly spherical in shape, and shares its orbital path with other objects of similar size
streak of light produced by a meteoroid as it passes through Earth's atmosphere
solid bit of debris that travels through the solar system
a natural satellite that orbits an object other than a star
object that orbits the Sun, is massive enough to be nearly spherical in shape, and has no other large object in its orbital path
a huge collection of stars, gas, and dust
the distance light travels in one year
a large sphere of hydrogen gas hot enough for nuclear reactions to occur in its core
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