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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.
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 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
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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…
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.
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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.
75 terms
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
62 terms
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…
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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
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 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 astronomy Chapter2
light year
open clusters
Elliptical galaxy
Spectrum
the distance that light travels in one year
groups of stars that are usually located along the spiral dis…
Galaxies that have very bright centers and very little dust a…
When you look at white light through a glass prism, you see a…
light year
the distance that light travels in one year
open clusters
groups of stars that are usually located along the spiral dis…
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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…
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
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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…
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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…
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.
12 terms
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.
20 terms
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
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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
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…
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
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.
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
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…
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 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.
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 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…
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…
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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…
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Science chapter 2 astronomy
sphere
how did Aristotle suggest that the Ear…
Describe the shape of Earth
axis
round, 3D object and model of the Earth
he observed that the earth cast a curved shadow on the moon d…
not a perfect sphere, it bulges at the equator
imaginary pole that goes through the center of the Earth
sphere
round, 3D object and model of the Earth
how did Aristotle suggest that the Ear…
he observed that the earth cast a curved shadow on the moon d…
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.
16 terms
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…
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
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Astronomy- Science Unit 2
Astronomy
Axis
Big Bang
Eclipse
The study of the moon, stars and other objects in space
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the initial explosion that resulted in the formation and expa…
The partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars and other objects in space
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
17 terms
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
12 terms
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
54 terms
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
Astronomy 2 Physical Science
core
nuclear fusion
radiation zone
convection zone
interior of the sun
Where the suns energy come from
A region of very tightly packed gas
Outermost layer of the sun's interior
core
interior of the sun
nuclear fusion
Where the suns energy come from
32 terms
science astronomy 2
what is gravity
mass is measured in ________
weight is measured in _______
more mass = _______ gravity
attractive force
grams
newtons
greater
what is gravity
attractive force
mass is measured in ________
grams
52 terms
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
24 terms
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…
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 two or more small nuclei fuse to make a…
Tightly packed gases where energy is transferred out from the…
Where hot gas moves up toward the surface and cooler gas move…
Core
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
Nuclear Fusion
The process by which two or more small nuclei fuse to make a…
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
Where the sun produces energy
Hydrogen that join together to form helium
Region of very high gas where energy is transformed mainly in…
Outer most layer of the suns interior
Core
Where the sun produces energy
Nuclear Fusion
Hydrogen that join together to form helium
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 hellium.
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 join together to form hellium.
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