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Astronomy-earth science 2
perihelion
aphelion
perigee
apogee
orbital point nearest the sun
The place in the Earth's orbit where Earth is farthest away f…
point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
farthest point from the earth in the orbit of a satellite
perihelion
orbital point nearest the sun
aphelion
The place in the Earth's orbit where Earth is farthest away f…
15 terms
Astronomy-earth science 2
perihelion
aphelion
perigee
apogee
orbital point nearest the sun
The place in the Earth's orbit where Earth is farthest away f…
point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
farthest point from the earth in the orbit of a satellite
perihelion
orbital point nearest the sun
aphelion
The place in the Earth's orbit where Earth is farthest away f…
20 terms
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
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Science Vocab Astronomy 2
Black Hole
Asteroid
Galaxy
Meteoroid
Region of space having gravitational field so intense no matt…
Medium-sized, irregular-shaped, rocky body orbiting the sun.
System of millions or billions of stars, together with gas an…
Small, irregular-shaped body made or rock or metal orbiting t…
Black Hole
Region of space having gravitational field so intense no matt…
Asteroid
Medium-sized, irregular-shaped, rocky body orbiting the sun.
Science Astronomy 2
sunspots
solare flare
solar prominence
solar wind
are cooler, darker area on the sun they occur in a 11-year cy…
violent explosions of the sun's surface
plasma loop flowing between sunspots
high energy particles that fly from the sun
sunspots
are cooler, darker area on the sun they occur in a 11-year cy…
solare flare
violent explosions of the sun's surface
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
Astronomy 2 physical science
core
nuclear fission
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fission
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
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Science Unit 2 - Astronomy
Universe
Galaxy
Solar System
Planet
everything that exists in space
a very large group of stars and planets held together by grav…
the planets and other objects orbiting around our sun
an object orbiting around the sun that is large enough to cau…
Universe
everything that exists in space
Galaxy
a very large group of stars and planets held together by grav…
11 terms
Science Astronomy Vocab 2
Equinox
Vernal Equinox
Autumnal Equinox
Winter Solstice
Each of the two times of the year when days and nights are of…
the day of the year that marks the beginning of spring in the…
The day of the year that marks the beginning of fall in the N…
when the Northern hemisphere is tilted away from the sun. Sta…
Equinox
Each of the two times of the year when days and nights are of…
Vernal Equinox
the day of the year that marks the beginning of spring in the…
12 terms
Science Vocab Astronomy 2
Black Hole
Asteroid
Galaxy
Meteoroid
Region of space having gravitational field so intense no matt…
Medium-sized, irregular-shaped, rocky body orbiting the sun.
System of millions or billions of stars, together with gas an…
Small, irregular-shaped body made or rock or metal orbiting t…
Black Hole
Region of space having gravitational field so intense no matt…
Asteroid
Medium-sized, irregular-shaped, rocky body orbiting the sun.
F2 Science Astronomy
celestial poles (N and S)
Newton's Law of Gravitational Law
Solar Nebula Theory
Planets in Our Solar System in order
the celestial poles and equator directly above the earth's po…
two bodies are attracted to each other according to their mas…
our solar system is a nebula cloud of gas and dust. The cloud…
MVEM JSUN (My very easy method: just sleep until noon)... -Mercu…
celestial poles (N and S)
the celestial poles and equator directly above the earth's po…
Newton's Law of Gravitational Law
two bodies are attracted to each other according to their mas…
Astronomy 2 physical science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
hydrogen atoms join together to form helium
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
Outermost layer of the sun's interior
core
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
nuclear fusion
hydrogen atoms join together to form helium
Astronomy 2 physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
the sun produces an enormous amount of energy
The process by which two or more small nuclei fuse to make a…
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outermost layer of the sun's interior.
core
the sun produces an enormous amount of energy
nuclear fusion
The process by which two or more small nuclei fuse to make a…
Astronomy 2-Physical Science
core
nuclear zone
radiation zone
convection zone
National or global regions where economic power, in terms of…
areas where wild progenitors of easily domesticated species o…
A region of very tightly packed gas in the sun's interior whe…
a region of turbulent plasma between a star's core and its vi…
core
National or global regions where economic power, in terms of…
nuclear zone
areas where wild progenitors of easily domesticated species o…
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
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Physical Science Astronomy 2
Core
Nuclear Fusion
Radiation Zone
Convection Zone
The central region of the sun.
Where the sun's energy comes from.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer-most layer of the sun's interior.
Core
The central region of the sun.
Nuclear Fusion
Where the sun's energy comes from.
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
Science Unit 2 - Astronomy
Why did ancient civilizations develop…
What important contribution did the ea…
How did this person make an important…
How did this person make an important…
Time keeping for farming, best times for travel, predict ecli…
Explain things rather than create mystical stories
he came up with the geocentric model.
he came up with heliocentric model.
Why did ancient civilizations develop…
Time keeping for farming, best times for travel, predict ecli…
What important contribution did the ea…
Explain things rather than create mystical stories
Astronomy-earth science 2
perihelion
aphelion
perigee
apogee
orbital point nearest the sun
The place in the Earth's orbit where Earth is farthest away f…
point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
farthest point from the earth in the orbit of a satellite
perihelion
orbital point nearest the sun
aphelion
The place in the Earth's orbit where Earth is farthest away f…
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
55 terms
Earth science astronomy 2
Moon phases
Elliptical
As planets get farther from the sun (i…
Velocity
New🌑, waxing crescent🌒, 1/4🌘, waxing gibbous🌔, full🌕, waning…
Shape of the orbit...either flat or round
This is a direct relation ship
Speed
Moon phases
New🌑, waxing crescent🌒, 1/4🌘, waxing gibbous🌔, full🌕, waning…
Elliptical
Shape of the orbit...either flat or round
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Science vocab astronomy 2
Galaxy
Nebula
Black hole
Lunar phases
A large collection of stars,gasses and dust that is held toge…
A large cloud of gas where most stars are formed; found in ar…
When a stars core collapses into a signal point
The portion of the moon that reflects sunlight back to the ea…
Galaxy
A large collection of stars,gasses and dust that is held toge…
Nebula
A large cloud of gas where most stars are formed; found in ar…
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
Core
Nuclear Fusion
Radiation zone
Convection Zone
National or global regions where economic power, in terms of…
2 isotopes of light elements (H) forced together at high temp…
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outermost layer of the sun's interior.
Core
National or global regions where economic power, in terms of…
Nuclear Fusion
2 isotopes of light elements (H) forced together at high temp…
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
20 terms
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
20 terms
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
Core
Nuclear Fusion
Radiation Zone
Convection Zone
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
The process by which hydrogen atoms join together to form hel…
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outermost layer of the sun's interior.
Core
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
Nuclear Fusion
The process by which hydrogen atoms join together to form hel…
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
Core
Nuclear fusion
Radiation zone
Convection zone
The suns central region
The process by which hydrogen atoms join together to form hel…
is a region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transf…
The outermost layer of the sun's interior
Core
The suns central region
Nuclear fusion
The process by which hydrogen atoms join together to form hel…
Science Astronomy Quiz #2
Law of universal gravitation
Inertia and gravity
Mass and distance
Gravity fact
Everything in the universe attracts every other object that h…
Shapes an orbit - created by the mass of the object + their s…
Determine gravity
Does not need to be in contact (touched)
Law of universal gravitation
Everything in the universe attracts every other object that h…
Inertia and gravity
Shapes an orbit - created by the mass of the object + their s…
20 terms
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun
Hydrogen atoms join together to form helium
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outermost layer of the sun's interior
core
The central region of the sun
nuclear fusion
Hydrogen atoms join together to form helium
20 terms
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
A region of very tightly packed gas where energy is transferr…
The outer most layer of the sun's interior-hot gases rise and…
core
The central region of the sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
nuclear fusion
When hydrogen atoms join together to form helium.
16 terms
Science Astronomy part2
revolution
rotation
day
month
when an object or planet orbits (goes around) another object
to spin on an axis
full rotation of earth - 23 hours 56 minutes
when the moon revolves around the earth
revolution
when an object or planet orbits (goes around) another object
rotation
to spin on an axis
Science-Unit 2 Astronomy
Extraterrestrial
Dwarf Planet
Pluto
Oort Cloud
out of this world; above and beyond what is found on planet E…
An object that orbits a star and is spherical, but has not cl…
Dwarf planet
A spherical region of comets that surrounds the solar system
Extraterrestrial
out of this world; above and beyond what is found on planet E…
Dwarf Planet
An object that orbits a star and is spherical, but has not cl…
Science astronomy quiz #2
Absolute magnitude
Apparent magnitude
H - R diagram
Observatory
The brightness of a star if it were a standard distance from…
The brightness of a star as seen from Earth
A graph relating the temperature and brightness of stars
A building that contains one or more telescopes
Absolute magnitude
The brightness of a star if it were a standard distance from…
Apparent magnitude
The brightness of a star as seen from Earth
Science astronomy pt 2
Astronomy
Gravity
Solar system
Fusion
Study of planets and other objects in the universe
Force of attraction between two objects
Sun, planets and other orbiting bodies
Source of energy for our sun in which hydrogen becomes helium
Astronomy
Study of planets and other objects in the universe
Gravity
Force of attraction between two objects
Science Astronomy Chapter 2
What is a meteoroid?
Meteorite
meteor
Asteroid
A chunk of rock or dust in space.
A meteor that has hit earths surface.
A streak of light in the sky produced by the burning of a met…
Objects revolving around the sun that are to small to be cons…
What is a meteoroid?
A chunk of rock or dust in space.
Meteorite
A meteor that has hit earths surface.
28 terms
Science Astronomy test #2
Geocentric system
Heliocentric system
What is the orbit of planets shaped li…
Inertia
the system with the earth in the middle of the planets and sun.
the system with the earth and other planets revolving around…
ellipse
The tendency of a moving object to continue in a straight lin…
Geocentric system
the system with the earth in the middle of the planets and sun.
Heliocentric system
the system with the earth and other planets revolving around…
chapter 2 science/ astronomy
Electromagnetic Radiation
Accretion
Satellite
Kepler's 1st Law
This is electric and magnetic disturbances travelling through…
gravity causes the rocks to combine forming planets
a natural body that revolves around a planet
the planets revolve around the sun in an ELLIPSE rather than…
Electromagnetic Radiation
This is electric and magnetic disturbances travelling through…
Accretion
gravity causes the rocks to combine forming planets
6 terms
Science- Astronomy 2
Centrifugal force is an apparent force…
Meteorites are meteors that have reach…
meteor crater
75 yrs.
what is centrifugal force?
what are meteorites.
the crater in arizona is also known as ____.
halley's comet comes every ____.
Centrifugal force is an apparent force…
what is centrifugal force?
Meteorites are meteors that have reach…
what are meteorites.
Science Astronomy 2
sunspots
solare flare
solar prominence
solar wind
are cooler, darker area on the sun they occur in a 11-year cy…
violent explosions of the sun's surface
plasma loop flowing between sunspots
high energy particles that fly from the sun
sunspots
are cooler, darker area on the sun they occur in a 11-year cy…
solare flare
violent explosions of the sun's surface
10 terms
Science 6 astronomy quiz #2
stars begin as
how long stars live depends on their
Red Dwarf stars are
What are the most common type of stars
nebulas
MASS
smaller than our sun and burn their fuel slowly
Red Dwarf
stars begin as
nebulas
how long stars live depends on their
MASS
Science Astronomy Part 2
Solar flare
Core
Chromosphere
Sunspot
Eruptions that occur when the loops in sunspot regions sudden…
The center of the sun
The layer of the sun's atmosphere that has a Reddish glow
Areas of gas on the sun's surface that are cooler than the ga…
Solar flare
Eruptions that occur when the loops in sunspot regions sudden…
Core
The center of the sun
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chapter 2 astronomy science
geocentric
heliocentric
ellipse
inertia
a description of the solar system in which all of he planets…
a description of the solar system in which all of the planets…
an elongated circle or oval shape; the shape of the planets o…
the tendency of a moving object to continue in a straight lin…
geocentric
a description of the solar system in which all of he planets…
heliocentric
a description of the solar system in which all of the planets…
Glencoe Science Astronomy Ch. 2
axis
ellipse
equinox
full moon
Imaginary vertical line that cuts through the center of Earth…
elongated, closed curve that describes Earth's year long orbi…
When the sun is directly over the equator and the number of d…
The phase that occurs when all of the Moon's surface facing E…
axis
Imaginary vertical line that cuts through the center of Earth…
ellipse
elongated, closed curve that describes Earth's year long orbi…
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Science astronomy quiz #2
What is a planet
What makes an object a dwarf planet
Terrestrial planets
Why does Mercury and the moon have ext…
A spherical object orbiting the sun that has cleared its neig…
A spherical object orbiting the sun that has not cleared its…
rocky iron objects, short revolution periods, small, are/were…
They have no atmosphere to protect from the suns rays and tra…
What is a planet
A spherical object orbiting the sun that has cleared its neig…
What makes an object a dwarf planet
A spherical object orbiting the sun that has not cleared its…
7 terms
Science Astronomy Vocab 2
Equinox
Vernal Equinox
Autumnal Equinox
Winter Solstice
neither the North Pole nor the South Pole is tilted toward th…
the equinox in spring. Northern Hemisphere: March, 20 Souther…
the equinox in autumn. Northern Hemisphere: September 22 Sout…
beginning of winter, shortest day of the year and the Sun is…
Equinox
neither the North Pole nor the South Pole is tilted toward th…
Vernal Equinox
the equinox in spring. Northern Hemisphere: March, 20 Souther…
Science Astronomy vocab 2
Black Hole
Asteroid
Galaxy
Meteotoid
Region of space having a gravitational field so intense no ma…
Medium-sized, irregular-shaped, rocky body
Systems of millions or billions of stars, together wit gas du…
Small, irregular-shaped body made of rock or metal orbiting t…
Black Hole
Region of space having a gravitational field so intense no ma…
Asteroid
Medium-sized, irregular-shaped, rocky body
12 terms
Science Vocab Astronomy 2
Black Hole
Asteroid
Galaxy
Meteoroid
Region of space having gravitational field so intense no matt…
Medium-sized, irregular-shaped, rocky body orbiting the sun.
System of millions or billions of stars, together with gas an…
Small, irregular-shaped body made or rock or metal orbiting t…
Black Hole
Region of space having gravitational field so intense no matt…
Asteroid
Medium-sized, irregular-shaped, rocky body orbiting the sun.
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