5th The Universe - Ch. 8
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a force of attraction, or pull, between any two objects
the path one object takes around another object
the tendency of a moving object to keep moving in a straight line
one complete trip around the sun
The spinning of Earth on its axis
the appearance of the shape of the Moon at a particular time
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth
occurs when the Moon moves into Earth's shadow
The rise and fall of the level of water in the ocean
an instrument that makes distant objects appear closer and larger
A large body in space that orbits a star
a natural object that orbits a planet
Any object that orbits around another object in space
is a mixture of frozen gases, ice, dust, and rock that moves in an elliptical orbit around the Sun
a small rocky body orbiting the sun
an object that crosses paths with Earth and enters Earth's atmosphere
an object in space that produces its own energy, including heat and light
A large cloud of dust and gas in space
a small and very dense star that shines with a cooler white light
an exploding star
An object in space whose gravity is so strong not even light can escape.
A group of stars that form a pattern in the sky
the distance light travels in one year
a huge collection of stars
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