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planets an stars
what characteristic is used to classif…
a galaxy is a collection of how many s…
what is the name of our galaxy
what shape is our galaxy
shape
billions
milky way
spiral
what characteristic is used to classif…
shape
a galaxy is a collection of how many s…
billions
21 terms
5th Grade - Planets & Stars
telescope
Hubble Space Telescope
planet
inner planets
instrument that makes distant objects seem larger and nearer
placed in orbit in 1990
large objects that orbit a star
4 planets closest to the Sun - surface made of rock... Mercury,…
telescope
instrument that makes distant objects seem larger and nearer
Hubble Space Telescope
placed in orbit in 1990
14 terms
Planets and Stars Review
Inner Planets
Outer Planets
Asteroid Belt
Jupiter
This group of four planets is closest to the sun and have roc…
This group of four planets is farther from the sun and are co…
This separates the inner planets from the outer planets.
What is the largest planet?
Inner Planets
This group of four planets is closest to the sun and have roc…
Outer Planets
This group of four planets is farther from the sun and are co…
Stars and Planets
Astronomy
Astronomer
Astrology
Astrologer
The branch of science that deals with the study of the universe
A scientist who studies the stars and other objects in the sky
Belief that the sun, moon, planets, and stars control our lives
someone who predicts the future by the positions of the plane…
Astronomy
The branch of science that deals with the study of the universe
Astronomer
A scientist who studies the stars and other objects in the sky
11 terms
planets/stars
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
Closest to the Sun; has a thin atmosphere w/ temp. extremes,…
2nd planet from Sun; has a dense atmosphere & known to rain a…
3rd planet from the sun. Fifth largest planet. Blue color bec…
4th planet from the sun, very thin atmosphere, water can be f…
Mercury
Closest to the Sun; has a thin atmosphere w/ temp. extremes,…
Venus
2nd planet from Sun; has a dense atmosphere & known to rain a…
4th Chapter 2 Planets and Stars
axis
revolve
star
planet
An imaginary line that extends through both poles of a planet
To orbit around an object
huge ball of superheated gases
A large object that orbits a star
axis
An imaginary line that extends through both poles of a planet
revolve
To orbit around an object
15 terms
Planets
Sun
Mercury
Venus
Earth
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
the 2nd planet from Sun, covered with volcanoes, no moon, hot…
the 3rd planet from Sun. Has one moon, orbits the sun in 365…
Sun
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
Mercury
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
16 terms
Stars, Star Patterns and Planets
star
sun
constellation
galaxy
A huge ball of very hot gases in space
The star at the center of the solar system
A pattern of stars that form an imaginary picture or design i…
A grouping of gas, dust, and many stars, plus any objects tha…
star
A huge ball of very hot gases in space
sun
The star at the center of the solar system
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Planets and Stars Vocabulary Study Guide
Rotate
Revolve
Axis
orbit
spinning around an axis
Traveling in a closed path
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
the path of one object in space around another object
Rotate
spinning around an axis
Revolve
Traveling in a closed path
32 terms
Stars, Planets, and Galaxies
main sequence
bluish-white
yellow
red
The adult stage of a star is called the _______.
the color of the first stage of a star
the color of the second stage of a star
the color of the third stage of a star
main sequence
The adult stage of a star is called the _______.
bluish-white
the color of the first stage of a star
10 terms
Stars & Planets
Our star
1 solar radius equals
Biggest stars (500 times larger than t…
Smallest stars (less than one tenth of…
the Sun
the radius of our sun
supergiant
white dwarfs
Our star
the Sun
1 solar radius equals
the radius of our sun
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4th Grade - Estudies - Science - Week 16 - Stars, Moons, and Planets
planet
dwarf planet
moon
satellite
A large body in space that orbits a star and does not produce…
A planet that is a tiny size, has an unusual orbit, and a roc…
A natural object that orbits a planet
An object that revolves around another object in space
planet
A large body in space that orbits a star and does not produce…
dwarf planet
A planet that is a tiny size, has an unusual orbit, and a roc…
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Astronomy - Planets & Stars
binary star
constellation
cosmology
radio galaxy
Describes two stars that are bound together by gravity and or…
A group of stars that form a pattern in the sky
The study of the universe, including its current nature, orig…
Very bright, often giant, elliptical galaxy that emits as muc…
binary star
Describes two stars that are bound together by gravity and or…
constellation
A group of stars that form a pattern in the sky
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Unit 1 - Module 1: Earth & Space Science (Sun, Stars and Planets)
Sol
Sunspots
Solar Flares
Corona
Sun
Dark, cooler spots on the sun
Bright, giant storms that occur at the sunspots
The sun's outer surface that is surrounded with thin, reddish…
Sol
Sun
Sunspots
Dark, cooler spots on the sun
10 terms
Planets
Planets
Moons
Atmosphere
Orbit
There are 8 in space: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars Jupiter, Sa…
Natural satellite of the Earth. We can see this by reflection…
Gases that surround the plants in space
Planets move around in a circle motion, spin on a axis
Planets
There are 8 in space: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars Jupiter, Sa…
Moons
Natural satellite of the Earth. We can see this by reflection…
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Planets & Stars
solar system
Mercury
Venus
Earth
An area that normally has one star with planets, moons, aster…
-Closest to the Sun... -Terrestrial Planet -Rocky Surface... -Inner…
-Close in size, mass and density to Earth... -Retrograde Rotatio…
-1 moon (Luna)... -Inner planet... -Terrestrial planet... -Prograde Ro…
solar system
An area that normally has one star with planets, moons, aster…
Mercury
-Closest to the Sun... -Terrestrial Planet -Rocky Surface... -Inner…
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Planets
Sun
Mercury
Venus
Earth
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
the 2nd planet from Sun, covered with volcanoes, no moon, hot…
the 3rd planet from Sun. Has one moon, orbits the sun in 365…
Sun
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
Mercury
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
Astronomer
Claudius Ptolemy
Nicholas Copernicus
Tycho Brahe
Johannes Kepler
Greek astronomer, came up with an earth centered solar system…
Astronomer who was the first to claim that the planet revolve…
Astronomer who was well known for his accurate and precise me…
Astronomer who claimed that planets travel in ellipses and no…
Claudius Ptolemy
Greek astronomer, came up with an earth centered solar system…
Nicholas Copernicus
Astronomer who was the first to claim that the planet revolve…
8 terms
Planets
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
Mercury
Venus
Planets and Stars
revolution
rotation
dynamic equilibrium
nuclear fusion
orbiting of one body around another body
spinning of an object on its own axis
when the amount of energy being... given off is in balance with…
the process by which Hydrogen atoms combine to create and mai…
revolution
orbiting of one body around another body
rotation
spinning of an object on its own axis
24 terms
Planets and Stars
A huge ball of super heated gases
A star and all the planets and other o…
to spin around an axis
A huge system of gases, dust, and many…
star
solar system
rotate
Galaxy
A huge ball of super heated gases
star
A star and all the planets and other o…
solar system
planets and stars - vocab - kian
Rotate
Satellite
Axis
Hemisphere
To spin around an axis
Object that moves around another in space
An imaginary line which runs through both poles of a planet
One half of the Earth divided by an imaginary line
Rotate
To spin around an axis
Satellite
Object that moves around another in space
33 terms
Planets and Stars Practice Quiz
axis
revolve
star
An imaginary line that extends through both poles of a planet.
To orbit around an object.
Huge ball of super heated gases
axis
An imaginary line that extends through both poles of a planet.
revolve
To orbit around an object.
Planets and Stars
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
to spin around an axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
to travel in a closed path
the closed path of one object in space around another object;…
rotate
to spin around an axis
axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
Astronomer Vocabulary
Astronomer
Heliocentric
Geocentric
Galileo
a person who studies space
the sun centered model of the solar system
the Earth centered model of the solar system
1st to use the Telescope to study the solar system
Astronomer
a person who studies space
Heliocentric
the sun centered model of the solar system
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Terrestrial Planets
Terrestrial Planet
Jovian Planets
Asteroids
Metor
A planet with a rocky surface like Earth, Venus,Mercury, and…
Jupiter-like: gas giants: Jupiter and Saturn, Uranus and Nept…
rocky metallic objects that orbit the sun but are too small t…
meteoroid that has enters the Earth's atmosphere and the fric…
Terrestrial Planet
A planet with a rocky surface like Earth, Venus,Mercury, and…
Jovian Planets
Jupiter-like: gas giants: Jupiter and Saturn, Uranus and Nept…
9 terms
Planets and Stars
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
to spin around an axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
to travel in a closed path
the closed path of one object in space around another object;…
rotate
to spin around an axis
axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
28 terms
Stars and Planets review chapter3
Comet
White dwarf
Moon
Absolute magnitude
A mixture of ice, frozen gases, rock, and dust left over from…
A small, dense star that forms at the end of a medium star's…
A natural object that orbits a planet
A star's actual brightness
Comet
A mixture of ice, frozen gases, rock, and dust left over from…
White dwarf
A small, dense star that forms at the end of a medium star's…
33 terms
Planets and Stars
Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Satur…
rocky
gas
stars
What is the order of the planets? (closest to sun first)
Are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars rocky or gas?
Are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Pluto rocky or gas?
What are burning balls of gas and give off their own light?
Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Satur…
What is the order of the planets? (closest to sun first)
rocky
Are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars rocky or gas?
6 terms
stars and planets
satellite
comet
star
planet
is a body that orbits a planet
is a cold mixture of dust and ice that gives up a long trail…
is a giant ball of gas
is an object that orbits the sun
satellite
is a body that orbits a planet
comet
is a cold mixture of dust and ice that gives up a long trail…
95 terms
Talk Like An Astronomer!
Brown Dwarf Star
Neutron Star
Neutronium
Pulsar
-An object that is more massive than a planet but not massive…
-An incredibly dense compact star created by the gravitationa…
-"Element #0"... -The stuff that exists at the core of neutron s…
-A highly-magnetized, rapidly-rotating neutron star that emit…
Brown Dwarf Star
-An object that is more massive than a planet but not massive…
Neutron Star
-An incredibly dense compact star created by the gravitationa…
Chapter 2 Planets and Stars
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
to spin around an axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
to travel in a closed path
the closed path of one object in space around another object;…
rotate
to spin around an axis
axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
Planets and Stars Study Guide
Constellation
Revolution
Rotation
Orbit
a group of stars in the sky that form imaginary pictures
To orbit around an object
Turning or spinning on an axis causing day and night
A path around an object
Constellation
a group of stars in the sky that form imaginary pictures
Revolution
To orbit around an object
16 terms
Stars
star
gravity
mass
nebula
A huge, bright ball of burning gas that is held together by g…
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
Amount of matter in an object; bigger stars will have more; s…
A large cloud of dust and gas in space. New stars can be born…
star
A huge, bright ball of burning gas that is held together by g…
gravity
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
11 terms
the planets, stars, and beyond
Astronomical Unit
Planet
Dwarf Planet
Star
The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 93 mill…
A sphere in orbit around a star that has very little 'debris'…
An object that orbits the sun and is spherical, but has not c…
A huge sphere of hydrogen and helium which produces light and…
Astronomical Unit
The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 93 mill…
Planet
A sphere in orbit around a star that has very little 'debris'…
Unit 11: Planets; The Wondering Stars
Planet
Retrograde Motion
Heliocentric Model
Geocentric Model
a body in art around a star
the westward shift of a planet against the background stars
a model of the Solar System in which Earth and other planets…
a model of the Solar System in which the Sun and all other pl…
Planet
a body in art around a star
Retrograde Motion
the westward shift of a planet against the background stars
18 terms
Jovian Planets
Metallic Hydrogen
Colored belts
Cassini Division
Great Red Spot
Under very high pressure electrons within hydrogen molecules…
In Jupiter and Saturn atmosphere warm gases from the interior…
This is a 4,800 km (2,980 mile) wide gap between the A and B…
giant storm larger than Earth on Jupiter that has lasted 300…
Metallic Hydrogen
Under very high pressure electrons within hydrogen molecules…
Colored belts
In Jupiter and Saturn atmosphere warm gases from the interior…
12 terms
Unit 4 Planets and Stars
The universe
constellation
Astronomers
a trillion
__________ is everything in space, including planets, stars,…
Stars make a pattern in the Ursa Major __________.
__________ use telescopes to study objects in space.
1,000,000,000,000 is __________.
The universe
__________ is everything in space, including planets, stars,…
constellation
Stars make a pattern in the Ursa Major __________.
Stars and planets quiz
Absolute magnitude
Apparent magnitude
Nuclear fusion
Nuclear fusion
How much light a star gives off
How bright a star appears to be
Hydrogen atoms fuse into helium creates intense energy found…
How stars are made
Absolute magnitude
How much light a star gives off
Apparent magnitude
How bright a star appears to be
Planets and Stars
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
to spin around an axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of a planet fr…
to travel in a closed path
the closed path of one object in space around another object
rotate
to spin around an axis
axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of a planet fr…
20 terms
Planets and Stars 4th grade GPS
rotation
axis
revolution
solar system
a complete spin around an axis
an imaginary line that passes through a planet's center and i…
a planet's yearlong orbit around the sun
system of eight planets, including Earth, and other objects t…
rotation
a complete spin around an axis
axis
an imaginary line that passes through a planet's center and i…
17 terms
Planets, Stars, and Space
planet
solar system
astronomical unit
terrestrial planet
a massive, spherical collection of matter that resolves aroun…
the sun and the celestial bodies moving about it
a measure for distance within the solar system equal to the a…
referring to one of the 4 smaller planets near the sun-Mercur…
planet
a massive, spherical collection of matter that resolves aroun…
solar system
the sun and the celestial bodies moving about it
17 terms
Planets, Stars, and Space Vocab
planet
solar system
astronomical unit
terrestrial planets
a massive, spherical collection of matter that resolves aroun…
the sun and the celestial bodies moving about it
a measure for distance within the solar system equal to the a…
referring to one of the 4 smaller planets near the sun-Mercur…
planet
a massive, spherical collection of matter that resolves aroun…
solar system
the sun and the celestial bodies moving about it
8 terms
Planets, Moons, and Stars Chapter 8 (Grade 3)
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
to spin
an imaginary line through the center of a spinning object
to move around another object
the path an object takes as it moves around another object
rotate
to spin
axis
an imaginary line through the center of a spinning object
15 terms
Planets
Sun
Mercury
Venus
Earth
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
the 2nd planet from Sun, covered with volcanoes, no moon, hot…
the 3rd planet from Sun. Has one moon, orbits the sun in 365…
Sun
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
Mercury
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
Lesson 2....Planets, Stars, and Constellations
axis
galaxy
orbit
universe
an imaginary line that passes through an object such as the m…
a very large system of stars, gas, and dust far out in space;…
the path of the earth or one of the planets around the sun
all the matter and space that exists
axis
an imaginary line that passes through an object such as the m…
galaxy
a very large system of stars, gas, and dust far out in space;…
21 terms
5th Grade - Planets & Stars
telescope
Hubble Space Telescope
planet
inner planets
instrument that makes distant objects seem larger and nearer
placed in orbit in 1990
large objects that orbit a star
4 planets closest to the Sun - surface made of rock... Mercury,…
telescope
instrument that makes distant objects seem larger and nearer
Hubble Space Telescope
placed in orbit in 1990
5 terms
TOOLS OF AN ASTRONOMER UNIT REVIEW
Stonehenge or Mayan Temples
Stars
Galileo
Made everything seen in the eyepiece h…
The first calendars
Holes in a globe that circled the Earth
Scientist who invented the refracting telescope
Refracting telescopes
Stonehenge or Mayan Temples
The first calendars
Stars
Holes in a globe that circled the Earth
15 terms
Planets
Sun
Mercury
Venus
Earth
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
the 2nd planet from Sun, covered with volcanoes, no moon, hot…
the 3rd planet from Sun. Has one moon, orbits the sun in 365…
Sun
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
Mercury
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
15 terms
Planets
Sun
Mercury
Venus
Earth
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
the 2nd planet from Sun, covered with volcanoes, no moon, hot…
the 3rd planet from Sun. Has one moon, orbits the sun in 365…
Sun
a star that is the source of light and heat for the planets i…
Mercury
the closest planet to the Sun, very cold on one side and very…
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