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Earth Science Solar System
solar system
planet
comet
star
a star and all the planets and other objects that revolve aro…
a large body that revolves around the sun
a ball of rock, ice, and frozen gases that revolves around th…
a huge ball of superheated gases
solar system
a star and all the planets and other objects that revolve aro…
planet
a large body that revolves around the sun
8 terms
Earth Science Solar System
photosphere
chromoshpere
corona
fusion
the innermost layer of the Sun which is also its visible surf…
the middle layer of the Sun only visible during a solar eclipse
the outermost layer of the sun and is not visible without spe…
the combination of lightweight atomic nuclei into heavier ato…
photosphere
the innermost layer of the Sun which is also its visible surf…
chromoshpere
the middle layer of the Sun only visible during a solar eclipse
19 terms
Earth Science - The Solar System
Asteroid
Astronomical Unit (AU)
Atmosphere
Comet
irregularly-shaped, rocky object revolving around the sun tha…
a unit of length used to measure distance in the solar system…
the envelope of gas that surrounds a planet
small objects that orbit the sun and are made of ice, dust, a…
Asteroid
irregularly-shaped, rocky object revolving around the sun tha…
Astronomical Unit (AU)
a unit of length used to measure distance in the solar system…
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Earth Science Solar System
Jupiter
Neptune
Mercury
Saturn
Largest planet in the solar system
Most distant planet in the solar system
Smallest planet in the solar system
Most extensive ring system in the solar system
Jupiter
Largest planet in the solar system
Neptune
Most distant planet in the solar system
24 terms
Earth Science Solar System
Nebula
Orbit
Solar system
Perihelion
Spinning cloud of hot gases
Curved path of one object around another object
Sun and all the objects
Point in a planet's orbit at which it is closest
Nebula
Spinning cloud of hot gases
Orbit
Curved path of one object around another object
21 terms
Science: Earth and the Solar System
Apollo 11
asteroid
asteroid belt
astronomical unit (AU)
Name of of the first mission in which people on the surface o…
chunk of rock which orbits the sun in an elliptical path
large collection of asteroids located between Mars and Jupiter
a measure of distance equal to 93 million miles
Apollo 11
Name of of the first mission in which people on the surface o…
asteroid
chunk of rock which orbits the sun in an elliptical path
28 terms
Earth Science-Solar System
Universe
Galaxy
Rotation
Revolution
All of space and everything in it.
A huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, du…
Circular movement around an axis.
Creating a 3D solid or surface by revolving a 2D shape about…
Universe
All of space and everything in it.
Galaxy
A huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, du…
20 terms
Earth Science - The Solar System
Asteroid
Astronomical Unit (AU)
Atmosphere
Comet
irregularly-shaped, rocky object revolving around the sun tha…
a unit of length used to measure distance in the solar system…
the envelope of gas that surrounds a planet
small objects that orbit the sun and are made of ice, dust, a…
Asteroid
irregularly-shaped, rocky object revolving around the sun tha…
Astronomical Unit (AU)
a unit of length used to measure distance in the solar system…
17 terms
Earth Science- Solar System
terrestrial plantet
gas planets
galaxies
What do galaxies look like?
within the, terrestrial planets are inner planets closest to…
the gas giants of our solar system are jupiter, Saturn, Uranu…
Galaxies are systems containing billions of stars
Galaxies looks like hazy pathches with out a telescope
terrestrial plantet
within the, terrestrial planets are inner planets closest to…
gas planets
the gas giants of our solar system are jupiter, Saturn, Uranu…
earth science: solar system
the planets, moons, and sun are part o…
the sun is the_________ that planets o…
the gases around a planet make up its…
a dark area that appears on the sun is…
solar system
star
atmosphere
sunspot
the planets, moons, and sun are part o…
solar system
the sun is the_________ that planets o…
star
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Earth and the Solar System Science
shooting star
part of comet that appears when close…
one complete rotation
one complete revolution
comet passing earth
tail
24 hours
365 days
shooting star
comet passing earth
part of comet that appears when close…
tail
45 terms
Earth Science: Planets of the Solar System
density
Inner planets
Outer planets
Orbital period
How compact, or crowded, are the particles that make up ... matt…
Denser planets with no rings that are mainly constructed of s…
Planets mainly composed of hydrogen and helium that tend to b…
One complete circle around the Sun, which is equal to 1-... year.
density
How compact, or crowded, are the particles that make up ... matt…
Inner planets
Denser planets with no rings that are mainly constructed of s…
37 terms
Earth Science: Solar System
When the earth is centered around ever…
___ is when the sun is the center, and…
In the early observations of the unive…
the thought that the solar system was…
geocentric
heliocentric
celestial objects
" the Golden Age of Astronomy"
When the earth is centered around ever…
geocentric
___ is when the sun is the center, and…
heliocentric
31 terms
Earth Science Solar System
Planet
Natural Satellite
Dwarf Planet
Asteroid
An astronomical object orbiting a star massive enough to have…
A celestial body that orbits another body
Similar to a planet but it lacks the strong gravitational field
A rocky, airless celestial body that orbits our sun but its t…
Planet
An astronomical object orbiting a star massive enough to have…
Natural Satellite
A celestial body that orbits another body
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Earth Science - Solar System
empty
gas
universe
lack
no place in space is truly
outer space is full of low-density ____ molecules
the ________ includes - stars, planets, galaxies, plant, anim…
_______ of oxygen and pressure
empty
no place in space is truly
gas
outer space is full of low-density ____ molecules
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earth science: the solar system
aurora
sunspot
CME
jupiter
it is the nothern lights
a darker cooler spot on the sun
coronal mass ejection
biggest planet in our solar system
aurora
it is the nothern lights
sunspot
a darker cooler spot on the sun
22 terms
earth science solar systems
What is the relationship between latit…
as latitude increases
as the angle of the sun increases
the seasons are caused by
as one increases the other one decreases
temperature decreases
temperature increases
the earths axis and the revolution around the sun
What is the relationship between latit…
as one increases the other one decreases
as latitude increases
temperature decreases
13 terms
Earth science solar system
My very energetic mother just served u…
Kepplers first law: law of ellipses
Kepplers second law law of equal area
Kepler's third law law of periods
Acronym for planet order
states that planets travel in elliptical orbits around the sun
Describes the speed objects travel at a different speed in or…
States the period of time it takes a planet to orbit the sun
My very energetic mother just served u…
Acronym for planet order
Kepplers first law: law of ellipses
states that planets travel in elliptical orbits around the sun
21 terms
Solar system earth science
Terrestrial planets
Jovian planets
Nebula
Nebular theory
(Mercury, venus, earth, mars) relatively small and rocky plan…
(Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune) huge gas giants/ outer pla…
A cloud of dust and gas in space
Theory that the sun and planets formed from a rotating disk o…
Terrestrial planets
(Mercury, venus, earth, mars) relatively small and rocky plan…
Jovian planets
(Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune) huge gas giants/ outer pla…
30 terms
The Solar System Ch. 24 Earth Science
Solar System
Nicholas Copernicus
Mercury
Venus
Made up of eight planets, including Earth, and many smaller o…
Developed the Sun-centered model of the solar system.
Closest planet to the Sun, surface has many craters and high…
Similar to Earth in size and mass, has a think atmosphere mad…
Solar System
Made up of eight planets, including Earth, and many smaller o…
Nicholas Copernicus
Developed the Sun-centered model of the solar system.
25 terms
Earth Science: The Solar System
Solar System
Planet
Nebular Hypothesis
Planetesimal
The sun and all of the planets and other bodies that travel a…
A celestial body that orbit the sun, is round because of its…
states that the sun and the planets formed from an original n…
A small body from which a planet originated
Solar System
The sun and all of the planets and other bodies that travel a…
Planet
A celestial body that orbit the sun, is round because of its…
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Earth Science // The Solar System
Core
Photosphere
Chromosphere
Corona
Where nuclear fusion occurs and where energy is produced.
Surface of the sun
Lower atmosphere of the sun
Outer atmosphere of the sun and only visible during total sol…
Core
Where nuclear fusion occurs and where energy is produced.
Photosphere
Surface of the sun
Earth Science Solar System
Who concluded that Earth was a planet?
Who concluded that orbits were ellipti…
Who finds moons around Jupiter and not…
Planets in order from the Sun:
Nicolaus Copernicus
Johannes Kepler
Galileo
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Who concluded that Earth was a planet?
Nicolaus Copernicus
Who concluded that orbits were ellipti…
Johannes Kepler
21 terms
Science: Earth and the Solar System
Apollo 11
asteroid
asteroid belt
astronomical unit (AU)
Name of of the first mission in which people on the surface o…
chunk of rock which orbits the sun in an elliptical path
large collection of asteroids located between Mars and Jupiter
a measure of distance equal to 93 million miles
Apollo 11
Name of of the first mission in which people on the surface o…
asteroid
chunk of rock which orbits the sun in an elliptical path
12 terms
Earth Science- Solar System WC
Rotation
Apparent Motion
Revolution
Orbit
the act of spinning around
the way it appears to move, not whether or how it actually mo…
the act of moving around another object
the path one object takes around another object
Rotation
the act of spinning around
Apparent Motion
the way it appears to move, not whether or how it actually mo…
17 terms
Earth Sciences-Solar System
solar system
planet
star
orbit
The planet Earth, the Moon, the Sun and seven other planets a…
A large body orbiting a star. A celestial body.
A huge gas sphere that radiates light.
To travel in a curved path around something.
solar system
The planet Earth, the Moon, the Sun and seven other planets a…
planet
A large body orbiting a star. A celestial body.
16 terms
Earth Science Solar System Combined
photosphere
chromoshpere
corona
fusion
the innermost layer of the Sun which is also its visible surf…
the middle layer of the Sun only visible during a solar eclipse
the outermost layer of the sun and is not visible without spe…
the combination of lightweight atomic nuclei into heavier ato…
photosphere
the innermost layer of the Sun which is also its visible surf…
chromoshpere
the middle layer of the Sun only visible during a solar eclipse
40 terms
blms earth science: Solar system
Ptolemy
Copernicus
Brahe
Kepler
first to propose the geocentric model of the solar system
First to propose the heliocentric model of the solar system
believed geocentric model but all other planets revolved arou…
used data from Brahe to prove heliocentric model. Developed t…
Ptolemy
first to propose the geocentric model of the solar system
Copernicus
First to propose the heliocentric model of the solar system
30 terms
Science Earth and the Solar System
What does it mean a for a planet to ro…
What does it mean for a planet to revo…
What is the relationship between the E…
How do the planet's stay in their orbi…
How long it takes for the planet to have a full day
How long it takes the planet to revolve around the Sun
The Earth and Moon orbit around their common centre of mass
Gravity
What does it mean a for a planet to ro…
How long it takes for the planet to have a full day
What does it mean for a planet to revo…
How long it takes the planet to revolve around the Sun
28 terms
CMS Earth Science Solar System
Inner Planets
Outer Planets
Asteroid Belt
Venus
These Planets are mostly rocky, small, and have few or no moons
These planets are large, gaseous and have many moons
Located between Mars and Jupiter
Hottest planet due to its thick atmosphere keeping the heat "…
Inner Planets
These Planets are mostly rocky, small, and have few or no moons
Outer Planets
These planets are large, gaseous and have many moons
15 terms
Earth Science - Ch. 24: Solar System
solar system
formation of solar system
shape of planet's orbit
Mercury
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
formed from a piece of nebula of gas, ice, and dust
elliptical
- closest to the Sun... - has a thin atmosphere w/ temp. extreme…
solar system
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
formation of solar system
formed from a piece of nebula of gas, ice, and dust
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Science Vocabulary: The Solar System & The Earth
inhabit
universe
asteroid
rotate
to live in a place
all of space
a rocky body orbiting the sun
to spin around or turn like a wheel
inhabit
to live in a place
universe
all of space
20 terms
Earth Science - solar system topic
Polaris
no stars in solar system except...
when meteors or asteroids hit the surf…
Jovian planets
North star, not in our solar system
sun
craters are formed
"gas giants" - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
Polaris
North star, not in our solar system
no stars in solar system except...
sun
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Exploring Our Solar System
telescope
planet
Sun
moon
a tool that makes distant objects appear larger
a large body of rock or gas in space that moves around a star
the nearest star to Earth, the center of our solar system
a small rounded body that orbits around a planet
telescope
a tool that makes distant objects appear larger
planet
a large body of rock or gas in space that moves around a star
21 terms
Earth Science Ch 6 - Solar System
star
solar system
telescope
moon
an object in space that makes its own light and heat
the system of objects of, or around, the Sun
a tool used to see distant objects
an object that circles around a planet
star
an object in space that makes its own light and heat
solar system
the system of objects of, or around, the Sun
28 terms
6 Earth Science -- The Solar System
geocentric
heliocentric
ellipse
core
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
an oval shape, which may be elongated or nearly circular
the central region of the sun, where nuclear fusion takes place
geocentric
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
heliocentric
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
67 terms
Earth Science - Space and Our Solar System
electromagnetic spectrum
refracting telescope
reflecting telescope
observatories
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radi…
A telescope that uses convex lenses to gather and focus light
A telescope that uses a curved mirror to collect and focus li…
domed-buildings from which people could study the sky
electromagnetic spectrum
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radi…
refracting telescope
A telescope that uses convex lenses to gather and focus light
71 terms
Earth Science/Formation of Solar System
The early oceans became salty when
About 99% of all matter contained in t…
Which planet is not considered a planet?
Small bodies that orbit planets are ca…
dissolved solids were carried from land into the oceans
the sun
Pluto
moons
The early oceans became salty when
dissolved solids were carried from land into the oceans
About 99% of all matter contained in t…
the sun
31 terms
Science LEAP: Earth in the Solar System (Eagle)
A. supernova
D. red giant and then white dwarf
D. in the upper half of the diagram
B. large and blue-white
Very massive stars have a much shorter life cycle than main-s…
Stars of different sizes have different life cycles. What are…
Several factors affect the brightness of stars as seen from E…
An astronomer discovers a new star that would be placed at th…
A. supernova
Very massive stars have a much shorter life cycle than main-s…
D. red giant and then white dwarf
Stars of different sizes have different life cycles. What are…
12 terms
earth science solar system vocab
asteroid
comet
astronomical unit
period of revolution
millions of small, rocky objects called asteroids orbit betwe…
made of gas, dust, and ice and moves around the sun in an ova…
the average distance from earth to the sun-about 150 million km
the time it takes an object to travel once around the sun
asteroid
millions of small, rocky objects called asteroids orbit betwe…
comet
made of gas, dust, and ice and moves around the sun in an ova…
27 terms
Exploring the Solar System
Star
Hydrogen & Helium
Nuclear Fusion
Planet
Produces light and heat
What the Sun is made out of
The nuclear reaction in the Sun that makes it create light an…
orbits around a star
Star
Produces light and heat
Hydrogen & Helium
What the Sun is made out of
21 terms
Earth Science~solar system set 4
retrograde motion
perihelion
aphelion
eccentricity
movement in the opposite direction
position of a planet when it is closest to the sun in its orbit
position of a planet when it is farthest away from the sun
E=D/L ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of…
retrograde motion
movement in the opposite direction
perihelion
position of a planet when it is closest to the sun in its orbit
135 terms
Solar System (Earth and Space Science)
Small in mass and diameter
Solid Fe/Ni and rock
High density - 5 g/cm^3
Rotate slowly - Rigid Rotators
Terrestrial Planets
Terrestrial Planets
Terrestrial Planets
Terrestrial Planets
Small in mass and diameter
Terrestrial Planets
Solid Fe/Ni and rock
Terrestrial Planets
36 terms
Earth Science 8: Solar System
Apparent Magnitude
Absolute Magnitude
Doppler Effect
BLUE Wavelengths
brightness of stars as seen on Earth
brightness of a star from a standard distance
as something gets closer to an object, the waves are compressed
compressed
Apparent Magnitude
brightness of stars as seen on Earth
Absolute Magnitude
brightness of a star from a standard distance
13 terms
Acc. Earth Science (Solar System)
Temperature
Higher
Blue
Red
What factor affects the color and luminosity if a star?
Is the temperature of white dwarfs higher or lower than red s…
Stars with the highest surface temperature are what color?
Stars with the lowest surface temperature are what color?
Temperature
What factor affects the color and luminosity if a star?
Higher
Is the temperature of white dwarfs higher or lower than red s…
14 terms
Solar System-Earth and Space Science
What is the "blue planet"?
What planet has the second largest moo…
What planet has the largest known moun…
What feature is between Mars and Jupit…
Neptune
Saturn; Titan; It might have liquid water on it
Mars; Mt. Olympus
The asteroid belt
What is the "blue planet"?
Neptune
What planet has the second largest moo…
Saturn; Titan; It might have liquid water on it
11 terms
earth science final the solar system
5 billion years ago
gaseous nebula
nebula
seperated
planets formed when
solar system condensed from a
is just a collection of dust and gas
as the planets formed, the materials that composed them
5 billion years ago
planets formed when
gaseous nebula
solar system condensed from a
Science, Earth, son, and the solar system
Gravity
Orbit
Inertia
Revolution
The force of attraction between any two objects due to their…
The path one object travels around another object
The tendency of moving object to keep moving in a straight li…
One complete trip of one object around another object
Gravity
The force of attraction between any two objects due to their…
Orbit
The path one object travels around another object
29 terms
Earth science chapter 20: The solar system
Geocentric
Heliocentric
ellipse
core
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
an oval shape, which may be elongated or nearly circular
The central region of the sun, where nuclear fusion takes place
Geocentric
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
Heliocentric
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
29 terms
Earth Science: Astronomy/Solar System
planet
solar system
orbital period
satellite/moon
a celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit arou…
the time taken for a given orbit around another object
celestial body orbiting the earth or another planet
planet
a celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star
solar system
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit arou…
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