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Earth Sciences - Space - Galaxies
What is the study of space called?
When can you see thousands of stars in…
Where do stars occur?
What is a popular theory of how the un…
Astronomy.
If you go outside on a clear night in the countryside or some…
In outer space.
The Big Bang Theory.
What is the study of space called?
Astronomy.
When can you see thousands of stars in…
If you go outside on a clear night in the countryside or some…
science space galaxies
spiral galaxy
big bang theory
irregular galaxy
eclipsing binary
a galaxy with a bulge in the middle and arms that spiral outw…
the initial explosion that resulted in the formation and expa…
a galaxy that doesn't have a regular shape.
a binary star system in which one star periodically blocks th…
spiral galaxy
a galaxy with a bulge in the middle and arms that spiral outw…
big bang theory
the initial explosion that resulted in the formation and expa…
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Earth Space Science: Stars and Galaxies
Axis
Constellation
Galaxy
Planet
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
A pattern or grouping of stars that people imagine to represe…
A huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, du…
A large body in space that orbits a star and does not produce…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
Constellation
A pattern or grouping of stars that people imagine to represe…
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Space Science Galaxy
Galaxy
About........galaxies exist
Immanuel Kant proposed.....
Immanuel Kant is a...
A huge region of space that contains hundreds of billions of…
fifty billion
distant galaxies
German Philosopher
Galaxy
A huge region of space that contains hundreds of billions of…
About........galaxies exist
fifty billion
Space (Galaxies)
Galaxy
Universe
Spiral Galaxy
Barred Spiral Galaxy
A collection of dust, stars and planets.
Referred to everything that physically exists
- Shape: Spiral shaped arm that flows from the center.... - Grav…
A spiral galaxy with a bar around it
Galaxy
A collection of dust, stars and planets.
Universe
Referred to everything that physically exists
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MS Earth and Space Science: Galaxies #(10410)
The universe has _____ of galaxies, ea…
A galaxy is an enormous collection of…
Which of these is NOT a type of galaxy…
When up to 50 galaxies are bound to ea…
C) billions; millions
D) stars, gas, and dust
D) rectangular
A) group
The universe has _____ of galaxies, ea…
C) billions; millions
A galaxy is an enormous collection of…
D) stars, gas, and dust
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Unit 2 Science - Galaxies, Measuring Distance in Space
How many major types of galaxies are t…
A(n) __________ galaxy's structure is…
True or False: Elliptical galaxies hav…
A(n) ____________ galaxy is shaped lik…
Three
spiral
False
elliptical
How many major types of galaxies are t…
Three
A(n) __________ galaxy's structure is…
spiral
Space (Galaxies)
Galaxy
Universe
Spiral Galaxy
Barred Spiral Galaxy
A collection of dust, stars and planets
Referred to everything that physically exists
- Shape: Spiral shaped arm that flows from the center.... - Grav…
A spiral galaxy with a bar around it
Galaxy
A collection of dust, stars and planets
Universe
Referred to everything that physically exists
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Science-Chapter 10 Galaxies, Space and Stars
Celestial Bodies
Electromagnetic Radiation
Spectrum
Spectroscope
All objects in space
Energy that is carried out in the form of waves
Pattern of colours
An instrument that acts like a prism to separate light into i…
Celestial Bodies
All objects in space
Electromagnetic Radiation
Energy that is carried out in the form of waves
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Earth Space Science: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
AU
Light Year
Order fom smallest to biggest
Earth
Astronomical unit; distance from the Earth to our Sun, about…
Distance light would travel in one year- a distance measureme…
Earth-Sun-Solar System-Galaxy- Universe
Diameter- 7,926 miles
AU
Astronomical unit; distance from the Earth to our Sun, about…
Light Year
Distance light would travel in one year- a distance measureme…
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Space And Galaxy
Orbit
Celestial Body
Nebulae
Stars
The curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a…
Relating to the sky or the heavens. Stars and planets are cel…
A cloud of gas and dust in outer space, visible in the night…
A fixed luminous point in the night sky that is a large, remo…
Orbit
The curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a…
Celestial Body
Relating to the sky or the heavens. Stars and planets are cel…
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space and galaxies
Nebular
star
planets
comets
cloud of ionised hydrogen, dust and helium
when gravity pulls dust and gases together and heat from nucl…
a natural satellite
a piece of space rock overtime collected dust and burns when…
Nebular
cloud of ionised hydrogen, dust and helium
star
when gravity pulls dust and gases together and heat from nucl…
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Earth and Space Science Chapter 30: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Star
Doppler Effect
Light-Year
Parallax
A large celestial body that is composed of gas that emits light
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source…
The distance that light travels in one year
An apparent shift in the position of an object when viewed fr…
Star
A large celestial body that is composed of gas that emits light
Doppler Effect
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source…
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Space and Galaxy
Astronaut
Element
Essential
Experience
An astronaut is a person trained to travel to space.... My job…
An element is something that is part of a whole.... I found an…
Something that is essential is needed for survival.... I went h…
To experience something is to go through it yourself.... I had…
Astronaut
An astronaut is a person trained to travel to space.... My job…
Element
An element is something that is part of a whole.... I found an…
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Space Exploration and Galaxies
NASA
Rocket
Rocket Changes
Satellite
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
A machine that uses excaping gases to move through space
Rockets have gotten larger and carry more payload over the la…
This is an object that revolves or orbits around a larger orb…
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Rocket
A machine that uses excaping gases to move through space
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Galaxies & Space Exploration Tools
Galaxies
Elliptical Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Irregular Galaxy
made up of gas, dust, and billions of starts and have differe…
spherical or flattened disk
a nucleus of bright stars and two or more spiral arms
no definite shape
Galaxies
made up of gas, dust, and billions of starts and have differe…
Elliptical Galaxy
spherical or flattened disk
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Chapter 30 Earth Space Science ( Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe )
spectrographs
nuclear fusion
hydrogen, helium, oxygen, carbon, nitr…
Apparent motion
Astronomers direct sunlight at this, they are devices that se…
the combination of light atomic nuclei to form heavier atomic…
What are stars made of?
motion as it appears on Earth, caused by Earth's movement
spectrographs
Astronomers direct sunlight at this, they are devices that se…
nuclear fusion
the combination of light atomic nuclei to form heavier atomic…
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Galaxies & Space Exploration Tools
Galaxies
Elliptical Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Irregular Galaxy
made up of gas, dust, and billions of starts and have differe…
spherical or flattened disk
a nucleus of bright stars and two or more spiral arms
no definite shape
Galaxies
made up of gas, dust, and billions of starts and have differe…
Elliptical Galaxy
spherical or flattened disk
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Science D2 Words (SPACE; Stars, Sun & Galaxies)
photosphere
corona
sunspot
solar flare
The visible surface of the sun
The sun's atmosphere
A dark spot on the photoshpere of the sun
A brief burst of energy from the sun's photosphere
photosphere
The visible surface of the sun
corona
The sun's atmosphere
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Space and Galaxies Set
galaxy
star
life cycle of stars
astronomers
a group of billions of stars
trillions of hydrogen and helium atoms combining for nuclear…
1. nebula... 2. protostar... 3. main sequence star... 4. red giant... 5.…
scientists who study stars
galaxy
a group of billions of stars
star
trillions of hydrogen and helium atoms combining for nuclear…
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Mrs. Hooks - Astronomy and Space Science - Chapter 4: Stars,Galaxies, and the Universe
the distance light travels in a year
size, brightness, and temperature
increase in brightness as they increas…
nuclear fusion starts
A light-year is......
Characteristics used to classify stars include......
The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram shows that main-sequence star…
A star is born when......
the distance light travels in a year
A light-year is......
size, brightness, and temperature
Characteristics used to classify stars include......
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Earth and Space Science Chapter 30: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Star
Doppler Effect
Light-Year
Parallax
A large celestial body that is composed of gas that emits light
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source…
The distance that light travels in one year
An apparent shift in the position of an object when viewed fr…
Star
A large celestial body that is composed of gas that emits light
Doppler Effect
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source…
10 terms
Galaxies & Space Exploration Tools
Galaxies
Elliptical Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Irregular Galaxy
made up of gas, dust, and billions of starts and have differe…
spherical or flattened disk
a nucleus of bright stars and two or more spiral arms
no definite shape
Galaxies
made up of gas, dust, and billions of starts and have differe…
Elliptical Galaxy
spherical or flattened disk
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Space tools and galaxies
Telescopes must have
Refracting telescopes use
Reflecting telescopes use
Radio telescope
light
lens
mirrors
receive radio waves
Telescopes must have
light
Refracting telescopes use
lens
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Starts and Galaxies and Earth in Space
revolution
satellite
rotation
atmosphere
the action of circular movement of an object around another o…
the name of an object that circles around another object
the action of circular movement of an object around an axis
gaseous layer surrounding Earth
revolution
the action of circular movement of an object around another o…
satellite
the name of an object that circles around another object
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5th Grade, Science, Space - Part 2 Galaxies and Beyond
What are large groups of stars held to…
What is a whirlpool-like galaxy that o…
What is a football or basketball shape…
What galaxies have collided?
galaxies
Spiral galaxy
Elliptical galaxy
Many irregular galaxies with other galaxies.
What are large groups of stars held to…
galaxies
What is a whirlpool-like galaxy that o…
Spiral galaxy
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Galaxies and Stars (Space 2)
Constellation
Red Star
Yellow Star
Bluish White Star
a group of stars that forms a pattern in the sky
coolest temp.
medium temp.
hottest temp.
Constellation
a group of stars that forms a pattern in the sky
Red Star
coolest temp.
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Galaxies/space, solar system
What is the solar system made of.
What is our planet called
What is the sun
How far is the sun
Its made up of all the planet's that orbits our sun.
Earth
A star
92,960,000
What is the solar system made of.
Its made up of all the planet's that orbits our sun.
What is our planet called
Earth
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Space, Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Light-years
Astronomical Units
Speed of light
Kelvin
The distance that light will travel within 1 year of time.
The average distance between the earth and the sun; approxima…
186,000 miles per second or 299,792,458 meter per second.
A unit of absolute temperature and symbolized as K. Formerly…
Light-years
The distance that light will travel within 1 year of time.
Astronomical Units
The average distance between the earth and the sun; approxima…
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Physical Science: Stars and Galaxies
Astronomer
Astronaut
Observatory
Light Year
a scientist who studies the stars and other objects in the sky
a person trained to travel in a spacecraft
a building that contains one or more telescopes.
distance light travels in one year.
Astronomer
a scientist who studies the stars and other objects in the sky
Astronaut
a person trained to travel in a spacecraft
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Sun/Galaxies/SpaceTecnologies
Prominences
Corona
Solar flares
Sunspots
Arches or loops of hot gas
Largest outer layer of sun- visible during a solar eclipse
Explosions of hot gas (extend out)
Dark, cooler areas on the suns surface
Prominences
Arches or loops of hot gas
Corona
Largest outer layer of sun- visible during a solar eclipse
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Space Section 3: Stars & Galaxies
galaxy
elliptical galaxy
spiral galaxy
irregular galaxy
A collection of stars, dust, and gas bound together by gravity
An oval-shaped galaxy that contains mainly older stars.
a galaxy with a bulge in the middle and arms that spiral outw…
A galaxy that does not have a regular shape
galaxy
A collection of stars, dust, and gas bound together by gravity
elliptical galaxy
An oval-shaped galaxy that contains mainly older stars.
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Sun, Galaxies, Exploring Space
What benefit of the space shuttle prog…
What is the major difference between a…
What was wrong with the Hubble telesco…
What can we not see our galaxy?
It was reusable
An artificial satellite is built by humans and orbits another…
It had faulty mirrors which caused images to be out of focus.
Because we are in it about two thirds of the way out from the…
What benefit of the space shuttle prog…
It was reusable
What is the major difference between a…
An artificial satellite is built by humans and orbits another…
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Science - Galaxies
What Is a Galaxy?
How many galaxies are there in the uni…
What holds stars and galaxies together?
Dark Matter?
Very large collection of stars
Universe contains billions of galaxies
Gravity
Matter that does not emit any light in any wavelength
What Is a Galaxy?
Very large collection of stars
How many galaxies are there in the uni…
Universe contains billions of galaxies
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Stars, Galaxies, and Deep space objects
Paralax
Apparent magnitude
Absolute magnitude
Galaxy
The apparent shift in the position of an object when viewed f…
The brightness of a star when viewed from Earth
The actual brightness of a star
A huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, du…
Paralax
The apparent shift in the position of an object when viewed f…
Apparent magnitude
The brightness of a star when viewed from Earth
Science Chapt. 13 Our galaxy and objects in and relating to space.
What instument gathers light to form a…
What irregularly shaped object orbits…
What term is used to describe the brig…
What is the name for a frozen ball of…
Opitcal telescope
Asteroid
Apparent Magnitude
Comet (made of frozen ball of ice and rock)
What instument gathers light to form a…
Opitcal telescope
What irregularly shaped object orbits…
Asteroid
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Chapter 4: Space And Galaxies
nuclear fusion reaction
nebula
black hole
main sequence star
When the nuclei of two atoms combine to create a new atom
clouds of gas and dust
A star's core that is more than five times the sun's mass
A star in the stage of producing helium from hydrogen
nuclear fusion reaction
When the nuclei of two atoms combine to create a new atom
nebula
clouds of gas and dust
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Earth and space galaxies in the universe
Big bang theory
Steady state theory
Cosmic background radiation
Superclusters
Siri that proposes that the universe began as a single point…
...
Week radiation that is left over from the early, hot stages o…
Gigantic threadlike or sheetlike cluster of galaxies that is…
Big bang theory
Siri that proposes that the universe began as a single point…
Steady state theory
...
11 terms
space and galaxies (vocab)
Supernova
Neutron star
Nebula
Red giant/giant star
A gigantic explosian created by a stars collapse
One result of collapsing star whose protons and electrons col…
A large cloud of gas, ice, and dust where stars form
Late stage in a state life cycle that occurs when its hydroge…
Supernova
A gigantic explosian created by a stars collapse
Neutron star
One result of collapsing star whose protons and electrons col…
12 terms
Space tech and galaxies.
Radio telescope
Optical telescope
Spectroscope
Satellite
Used to detect radio waves from objects in space. Large, refl…
Uses lenses and mirrors to collect and focus visible light
Used to see a continuous spectrum of light colors from some l…
An object that is intentionally launched into space from eart…
Radio telescope
Used to detect radio waves from objects in space. Large, refl…
Optical telescope
Uses lenses and mirrors to collect and focus visible light
17 terms
Stars, Galaxies, and Deep space objects
Paralax
Apparent magnitude
Absolute magnitude
Galaxy
The apparent shift in the position of an object when viewed f…
The brightness of a star when viewed from Earth
The actual brightness of a star
A huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, du…
Paralax
The apparent shift in the position of an object when viewed f…
Apparent magnitude
The brightness of a star when viewed from Earth
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Exploring Space and the Galaxy
Asteroid
Comet
Communication Satellite
Constellation
One of the many small bodies orbiting the sun, mostly in the…
A large chunk of ice dust and gas that travels around the sun…
An orbiting artificiale Earth satellite that relays radio tel…
A group of stars that seem to make a pattern in the sky
Asteroid
One of the many small bodies orbiting the sun, mostly in the…
Comet
A large chunk of ice dust and gas that travels around the sun…
10 terms
Science: Galaxies
Everything that exists
The distance light travels in one Eart…
A galaxy with a bright bulge of stars…
A galaxy with arms extending from a ba…
The Universe
Light-Year
Spiral Galaxy
Barred Galaxy
Everything that exists
The Universe
The distance light travels in one Eart…
Light-Year
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Sun, Galaxies, Exploring Space
What benefit of the space shuttle prog…
What is the major difference between a…
What was wrong with the Hubble telesco…
What can we not see our galaxy?
It was reusable
An artificial satellite is built by humans and orbits another…
It had faulty mirrors which caused images to be out of focus.
Because we are in it about two thirds of the way out from the…
What benefit of the space shuttle prog…
It was reusable
What is the major difference between a…
An artificial satellite is built by humans and orbits another…
11 terms
Galaxy and Space Tools
Galaxies
elliptical galaxy
spiral galaxy
irregular galaxy
Collection of stars, gases, and planets around a dense center…
A galaxy shaped like a round or flattened ball, generally con…
A galaxy with a bulge in the center and very distinctive spir…
A galaxy that does not have a regular shape
Galaxies
Collection of stars, gases, and planets around a dense center…
elliptical galaxy
A galaxy shaped like a round or flattened ball, generally con…
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Earth Space Unit 9: Stars and Galaxies
stars
6 types of energy produced by stars
fusion reactions
parallax
a sphere of bright, hot gases which produces energy by thermo…
Light... Heat (infrared)... Ultraviolet rays... Radio waves... X-rays... Gam…
energy reaction in stars where hydrogen atoms combine to form…
method of measuring the distance to a star
stars
a sphere of bright, hot gases which produces energy by thermo…
6 types of energy produced by stars
Light... Heat (infrared)... Ultraviolet rays... Radio waves... X-rays... Gam…
60 terms
Space Exploration and Galaxies
Name all 4 types of galaxies
Name the 4 parts of a spiral galaxy
What type of stars are in a spiral gal…
What type of stars are in an elliptica…
spiral,barred spiral,elliptical,and irregular
nucleus,bulge,halo, and disk
hot,young stars and old,cold stars
old,cold stars
Name all 4 types of galaxies
spiral,barred spiral,elliptical,and irregular
Name the 4 parts of a spiral galaxy
nucleus,bulge,halo, and disk
29 terms
Space, Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Light-years
Astronomical Units
Speed of light
Kelvin
The distance that light will travel within 1 year of time.
The average distance between the earth and the sun; approxima…
186,000 miles per second or 299,792,458 meter per second.
A unit of absolute temperature and symbolized as K. Formerly…
Light-years
The distance that light will travel within 1 year of time.
Astronomical Units
The average distance between the earth and the sun; approxima…
7 terms
SCIENCE-Galaxies
nebula
spiral galaxy
elliptical galaxy
irregular galaxy
a cloud of gas and dust in space
one of three basic galaxy shapes; a galaxy with many long "ar…
one of three basic galaxy shapes; a galaxy that ranges in sha…
one of three basic galaxy shapes; a galaxy that has neither s…
nebula
a cloud of gas and dust in space
spiral galaxy
one of three basic galaxy shapes; a galaxy with many long "ar…
45 terms
Space Rocks, Galaxy and Stars
Asteroid
aster
asteroid
1st asteroid resembled
a piece of rock and metal that ORBITS the sun
Greek word for star
starlike
dim stars
Asteroid
a piece of rock and metal that ORBITS the sun
aster
Greek word for star
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