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19 terms
astronmy
auroras
big bang theory
hertzsprung russell diagram
light spectrum
energy particales tat flow out from the sun and produces liht…
the theory that the universe may have been created in a huge…
solute magnitudes of stars are plotted against their spectral…
light that are useful to plants or animals
auroras
energy particales tat flow out from the sun and produces liht…
big bang theory
the theory that the universe may have been created in a huge…
9 terms
Astronmy
Universe
Milky Way
galaxy
Elliptical
Made up of clusters of galaxies... which contain multiple gal…
It is a large, barred spiral galaxy containing possibly 400 b…
made up of gas, dust, and billions of stars
spherical ... or ... flattened disks
Universe
Made up of clusters of galaxies... which contain multiple gal…
Milky Way
It is a large, barred spiral galaxy containing possibly 400 b…
18 terms
astronmy
Auroras
Big bang theory
Hertzsprung-russell diagram
light spectrum
Sometimes called Northern Lights. It is the result of the emi…
(cosmology) the theory that the universe originated 20 billio…
a graph relating the surface temperatures and absolute bright…
Electromagnetic radiation arranged in the order of its wavele…
Auroras
Sometimes called Northern Lights. It is the result of the emi…
Big bang theory
(cosmology) the theory that the universe originated 20 billio…
32 terms
Astronmy
Rossetta
Dawn Highlight
Vesta and crete
New Horizons
Going on right now and is apart of he European space craft
Nasa Space craft
Two largest moons
Nasa spacecraft and the dwarf planet is pluto
Rossetta
Going on right now and is apart of he European space craft
Dawn Highlight
Nasa Space craft
20 terms
Astronmy
Asteroid
Asteroid Belt
Astronomical Unit
Astronomy
a small, rocky object that orbits the sun; most asteroids are…
the region of the solar system that is between the orbits of…
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
the scientific study of the universe
Asteroid
a small, rocky object that orbits the sun; most asteroids are…
Asteroid Belt
the region of the solar system that is between the orbits of…
24 terms
astronmy
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
hydrogen atoms that join together to form helium
A region of very tightly packed gas in the sun's interior whe…
The outermost layer of the sun's interior.
core
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
nuclear fusion
hydrogen atoms that join together to form helium
10 terms
Astronmy
Revolution
Rotation
How many hours or days does it take fo…
How long does it take for Earth to rev…
The movement of an object around another object
The spinning of Earth on its axis
24 hours
365 days
Revolution
The movement of an object around another object
Rotation
The spinning of Earth on its axis
29 terms
Astronmy
Aphelion
Axis
Eclipse
Equator
The point in the orbit of a planet, asteroid, or comet at whi…
An imaginary straight line passing through the center of a Ea…
The obscuring of one thing by another during a passing, such…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Aphelion
The point in the orbit of a planet, asteroid, or comet at whi…
Axis
An imaginary straight line passing through the center of a Ea…
21 terms
Astronmy
Asteroids
Astronomy
Axis
Comet
Objects revolving around the sun that are too small and to nu…
The study of the moon, stars , and other objects in space
An imaginary lines that passes through Earth's center and the…
A ball of ice and dust whose orbit is usually a long narrow e…
Asteroids
Objects revolving around the sun that are too small and to nu…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars , and other objects in space
22 terms
astronmy
tropic of cancer
vernal equinox
prime meridian
equator
the parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or sou…
the equinox in spring, on about March 20 in the northern hemi…
a planet's meridian adopted as the zero of longitude.... the ear…
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
tropic of cancer
the parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or sou…
vernal equinox
the equinox in spring, on about March 20 in the northern hemi…
Astronmy
Nebula
Universe
Solar System
Galaxy
a gas cloud in a solar system
All of space and everything in it
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
All of space and everything in it... A huge group of single star…
Nebula
a gas cloud in a solar system
Universe
All of space and everything in it
42 terms
astronmy
Geocentric Model
Heliocentric Model
Interstellar clouds
solar nebula
ancient Greeks' model of the solar system in which the moon
model in which Earth and the other planets orbit the sun
are clouds of gases such as hydrogen and helium from which st…
the disk of dust and gas that formed the Sun and the planets
Geocentric Model
ancient Greeks' model of the solar system in which the moon
Heliocentric Model
model in which Earth and the other planets orbit the sun
36 terms
Astronmy
Optical Telescopes
Parallax
Absolute Magnitude
Apparent Magnitude
Refracting and Reflecting
Apparent change in an object when you look at it from differe…
Exact Magnitude of a star.
How bright the star is from Earth
Optical Telescopes
Refracting and Reflecting
Parallax
Apparent change in an object when you look at it from differe…
12 terms
astronmy
Ellipse
orbit
revolve
rotate
flattened circle or oval
the curved path of a celestial object around a star, planet,…
moving in a circle around a another object. ( moon circles ea…
spinning in one spot.
Ellipse
flattened circle or oval
orbit
the curved path of a celestial object around a star, planet,…
Astronmy
Auroras
Big Bang Theory
Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram
Light Spectrum
Charged particles from the sun that hit the Earth causing a l…
States that about 13.7 billion years ago the Earth was create…
a scatter graph of stars showing the relationship between the…
the range of wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation which o…
Auroras
Charged particles from the sun that hit the Earth causing a l…
Big Bang Theory
States that about 13.7 billion years ago the Earth was create…
15 terms
Astronmy
seasons
revolution
rotate
equinox
are the periods of the year that are distinguished by special…
the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
turn on or around an axis or a center
(astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the c…
seasons
are the periods of the year that are distinguished by special…
revolution
the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
17 terms
Astronmy
Astronomy
Galaxy
Milky Way
Gravity
study of all physical objects
large space systems of stars, dust and gas found in space hel…
Galaxy that contains Earth and the rest of the solar system.
force of attraction between objects force pulls objects toget…
Astronomy
study of all physical objects
Galaxy
large space systems of stars, dust and gas found in space hel…
16 terms
Astronmy
Revolution
Axis
Tilt
Rotation
The Movement of Earth in a regular, Curved path around the su…
The Imaginary Line that Earth spins around an whose tilt is r…
This causes the seasons on the Earth
the spinning of Earth on its imaginary axis, which occurs onc…
Revolution
The Movement of Earth in a regular, Curved path around the su…
Axis
The Imaginary Line that Earth spins around an whose tilt is r…
33 terms
Astronmy
Radio wave
Pulsar
Galaxy
Electromagnetic wave
An electromagnetic wave having a low frequency and low wavele…
A neutron star that produces radio wave
A massive grouping of gas, dust, and billions of stars in space
A wave that does not require a medium to transfer energy
Radio wave
An electromagnetic wave having a low frequency and low wavele…
Pulsar
A neutron star that produces radio wave
14 terms
Astronmy
gravity
solstice
eclipse
inertia
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
Time when the Sun is farthest from the equator.
The partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
a resistance to motion
gravity
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
solstice
Time when the Sun is farthest from the equator.
32 terms
Astronmy
When was the universe created
_______ and _________ did not exist be…
What do we live in that has hundreds o…
How did our solar system form?
13.7 billion years ago
space, time
Milky Way
It formed from clouds of gas and dust called interstellar clo…
When was the universe created
13.7 billion years ago
_______ and _________ did not exist be…
space, time
23 terms
Astronmy
Rotation
Revolution
direct sunlight
indirect sunlight
When the earth spins in a circular motion on its axis
when the earth moves all the way around the suns circumference
rays that come directly from the sun
rays that don't come straight from the sun
Rotation
When the earth spins in a circular motion on its axis
Revolution
when the earth moves all the way around the suns circumference
21 terms
astronmy
Asteroids
Astronomy
axis
comet
Objects revolving around the sun that are too small and too n…
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
A ball of ice and dust whose orbit is usually a long, narrow…
Asteroids
Objects revolving around the sun that are too small and too n…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
20 terms
Astronmy
Which Planet is considered the "god of…
Which Moon phase comes after a new moon
What are the outer planets known as
When do the highest high tide occur
Venus
waxing crecent
The gas giants
Spring tide
Which Planet is considered the "god of…
Venus
Which Moon phase comes after a new moon
waxing crecent
11 terms
astronmy
waxing
wanning
rotate
revolve
increasing of light on moon-right to left
decreasing of light on moon-right to left
an object spinning in a circle around itself
an object circling another object
waxing
increasing of light on moon-right to left
wanning
decreasing of light on moon-right to left
6 terms
Astronmy
Ptolemy
Copernicus
Kepler
Galileo
Created Ptolemaic Theory. Earth was the center of the univers…
New theory-sun was the center of the universe.
Laws of planetary motion, 1609 announced that all planets rev…
First astronomer to use a telescope
Ptolemy
Created Ptolemaic Theory. Earth was the center of the univers…
Copernicus
New theory-sun was the center of the universe.
13 terms
Astronmy
Axis
Calendar
Eclipse
Ellipse
The pole at the cnter of the earth
A device that keep track of days
An alignment of the sun earth and moon.
The shape of an objects orbit.
Axis
The pole at the cnter of the earth
Calendar
A device that keep track of days
astronmy
Asteroids
Astronomy
axis
comet
Objects revolving around the sun that are too small and too n…
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
A ball of ice and dust whose orbit is usually a long, narrow…
Asteroids
Objects revolving around the sun that are too small and too n…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
8 terms
Astronmy
What is the sun's atmosphere made up of?
Does the sun have any moons?
What temperature can the sun's core re…
Where in the solar system is the sun l…
Energy.
No
27 million *F
Middle.
What is the sun's atmosphere made up of?
Energy.
Does the sun have any moons?
No
23 terms
Astronmy
Terrestrial planet
Jovian planet
Planetesimal
Nebula
Any earth like planet
The Jupiter like planets, Low density
Small irregular shaped body formed by colliding matter
A cloud of gas and or dust in space
Terrestrial planet
Any earth like planet
Jovian planet
The Jupiter like planets, Low density
18 terms
Science Astronmy
Rotation
Revolution
how long does one rotation take?
How long does one revolution take?
The action of rotating around another object
1 object moving around a other object in a circular motion
24 hours (1 day)
365.25 days (1 year)
Rotation
The action of rotating around another object
Revolution
1 object moving around a other object in a circular motion
35 terms
Astronmy 3
During the night the saliors use to ha…
Sun, moon, visible, and space
for pratical purposes, including agric…
daily time keeping, tracking the seaso…
True
Days of the week
Keeping track of time and seasons
Anicent people achieve in astronmy
During the night the saliors use to ha…
True
Sun, moon, visible, and space
Days of the week
21 terms
Astronmy 4
Sun
Four inner planets
Terrestrial rock
Jovian Planets
It is the brightest object in our solar system and there is o…
Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars
Are rocky, relatively small, and close to the sun as well it…
Are gaseous, larger and farther from the sun
Sun
It is the brightest object in our solar system and there is o…
Four inner planets
Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars
44 terms
astronmy vocab
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
Orbit
A imaginary line that goes through the North and South Pole w…
The spinning motion of a planet on its Axis.
The movement of a object around another object.
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
Axis
A imaginary line that goes through the North and South Pole w…
Rotation
The spinning motion of a planet on its Axis.
13 terms
vocab astronmy
star
photosphere
convective zone
chromosphere
a glowing ball of plasma gas that is held together by its own…
the visible surface of the sun
the outermost layer of the sun's interior where energy travel…
the innermost layer of the suns atmosphere
star
a glowing ball of plasma gas that is held together by its own…
photosphere
the visible surface of the sun
20 terms
Astronmy Vocabulary
Universe
Astronomy
Singularity
Solar System
The total time, matter, energy, and space, including the Sola…
The study of heavenly bodies, including stars, planets, and m…
A point of infinite density that contained all of the matter,…
A system of planets orbiting a star
Universe
The total time, matter, energy, and space, including the Sola…
Astronomy
The study of heavenly bodies, including stars, planets, and m…
15 terms
Astronmy Test
Telescope
Refracting telescope
Reflecting telescope
Radio telescope
Uses light to produce magnified images of objects
Uses a convex lens which are curved outward like the surface…
uses a curved mirror to reflect light
Collecting+recording radio waves ocean off by same object in…
Telescope
Uses light to produce magnified images of objects
Refracting telescope
Uses a convex lens which are curved outward like the surface…
47 terms
astronmy Final
Points on celestial spheres
The Seasons are caused by what
Sidereal
Synodic
1.Celestial Poles ... 2. Zenith and Nadir ... 3. Cardinal points
Caused by 23 1/2° tilt of ... the earth's rotation axis
Relative to the stars:
Relative to the sun: = 29.5 days
Points on celestial spheres
1.Celestial Poles ... 2. Zenith and Nadir ... 3. Cardinal points
The Seasons are caused by what
Caused by 23 1/2° tilt of ... the earth's rotation axis
29 terms
Astronmy test
Parallax is used to measure the ______…
The angle of stellar______ for a star…
You can best model the ______ and ____…
A star's________ motion is its annual…
Distanceee
Parallax
Size and distance
Proper
Parallax is used to measure the ______…
Distanceee
The angle of stellar______ for a star…
Parallax
9 terms
Astronmy quiz
Universe
galaxy
solar system
planet
all matter and space
billions of stars, dust, dark matter, nebulae
planets orbiting a star
orbits a star
Universe
all matter and space
galaxy
billions of stars, dust, dark matter, nebulae
8 terms
astronmy chapter 1
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon,stars,and other objects in space.
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
movement of earth around its axis. This causes the day and ni…
movement of earth around the sun.
astronomy
the study of the moon,stars,and other objects in space.
axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
25 terms
unit 2 Astronmy
Extaterrestrial
Dwarf Planet
Pluto
Oort cloud
A form that from a different planet.
small planet.
A dwarf planet.
Shell of an icy object.
Extaterrestrial
A form that from a different planet.
Dwarf Planet
small planet.
12 terms
astronmy planets
Rocky
Rocky
Rocky
Rocky
low mass
small radius
High Density
Slower rotation
Rocky
low mass
Rocky
small radius
26 terms
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Astronmy
9.46x10^12 km
Mirror
Ultraviolet
Science that deals with celestial objects, space and the univ…
Light year
Surface that reflects a clear image
Radiation thats longer than x rays
Astronmy
Science that deals with celestial objects, space and the univ…
9.46x10^12 km
Light year
Science Astronmy
Universe
Spectrograph
Light Year
Electromagnetic Spectrum
all of space and everything in it
an instrument used to view the different colors of light prod…
the distance that light travels in one year
the entire range of electromagnetic radiation
Universe
all of space and everything in it
Spectrograph
an instrument used to view the different colors of light prod…
24 terms
Science astronmy
Gas giants
rings
no solid surfaces
Earth Like Terrestrial
Outer
outer
outer
inner
Gas giants
Outer
rings
outer
16 terms
Physics/ astronmy
work
formula for work
3 ways that simple machines help us
What is an advantage of using simple m…
done when a force causes an object to move in the same direct…
Work = Force x Distance
1. They can change the amount of force required... 2. They can c…
They make work seem easier!
work
done when a force causes an object to move in the same direct…
formula for work
Work = Force x Distance
science astronmy
massive stars second form...
stars come from...
massive stars last stage is either bla…
after black dwarf...
super red
Nebulas
neutron star
white dwarf
massive stars second form...
super red
stars come from...
Nebulas
13 terms
Astronmy check in
Earth has seasons because
All objects are attracted to each othe…
The phase of the moon you see depends on
Day and night are caused by
Its axis is titled as it moves around the sun
Gravity
How much of the sunlit side of the moon faces earth
Earth rotation on its axis
Earth has seasons because
Its axis is titled as it moves around the sun
All objects are attracted to each othe…
Gravity
16 terms
science/astronmy
a characteristic of the outer planets…
the length of our day is based on the…
the relationship between waning and wa…
how long does it take for the moon to…
further from the sun than the inner planets
earth takes to rotate once on it's axis
opposites
27-28 days
a characteristic of the outer planets…
further from the sun than the inner planets
the length of our day is based on the…
earth takes to rotate once on it's axis
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