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a small rocky body orbiting the sun
A ball of frozen dust and rock that orbits the sun and has a tail that glows
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their masses.
the planets closest to the Sun: Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
A streak of light in the sky produced by the burning of a meteoroid in Earth's atmosphere.
A meteoroid that has hit earth's surface.
A chunk of rock or dust in space
A natural satellite that revolves around a planet.
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in space
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Major bodies that orbit a star
An object that revolves around another object in space
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around the sun
The star at the center of our solar system