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THE SIZE SCALE FROM STAR TO GALAXY CLUSTER IN THE UNIVERSE
STAR is part of a
SOLAR SYSTEM is part of a
CONSTELLATION is part of a
STAR CLUSTER is part of a
GALAXY is part of a
GALAXY CLUSTER is part of a
QUADRENT is part of a
UNIVERSE
THERE ARE 8 ALL TOGETHER START WITH STAR END WITH UNIVERSE
HOW DID THE SOLAR SYSTEM FORM?
The solar system formed when gasses and debris gathered in a nebula and formed a tiny pin point dense sphere and blew up to form the sun the laft over debris formed the 9 planets and the sun pulled them into revolution around it.
THE SUN HELPED FORM THE PLANETS
WHAT IS A FRONT?
A front is where 2 air masses meet
(IT IS BETWEEN 2 AIR MASSES)
warm from cold front
Continental air mass
-covers a large area
-dry
continent
Marimtime air mass
-originates over warm waters
-northward movement
-wet
marimtime
Tropical air mass
-restricted to southern states
-transport occasionaly trop. air masses
-warm temp. high winds and dew point
tropical
Polar air mass
-High pressure
-cold temp
-lower deew ponit
-lower winds
POLAR
How the universe formed
all the matter in space pulled together and exploded. It landed in it aproximate current location.
Pulling
How did the sun form?
where is it in oue solar system?
The sun formed when the solar system formed. In a nebula dust and debris gatherd to form a star and a lot gathered and the star came out to be the sun.____________________ it is in the center
solar system
How to name an air mass
and air mass has 2 parts to its name the first part depends on its humidity
the second part depends on its temerature
continental polar
What are the sun' main features?
-99.8% mass of the solar system
-about 5.5 billion years old
-has a core and an atmosphere
-center of the solar system
years
mass
where?
What is the age of our universe?
our solar system?
our universe is ca. 15 billion years old!

our solar system is ca. 5.5 billion years old
THINK!
What are the types of galaxies?
-elliptical =smooth elliptical shape
-spiral =spiral shaped
-irregular =unusually shaped
-lenticular- lens shaped (older stars)
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What is a Cold front?
What is a warm front?
a cold front is where 2 air masses meet and cold prevails
a warm front is when the warm air mass prevails.
same thing opposite!
what is the symbol for a hurricane?
snow?
a hurricane is a circle with 2 curved lines snow is a stick snowflake
look a like
what is the symbol for wind?
the symbol is a circle with a long line and off of it is little lines
//--O
what are feathers?
feathers on a wind symbol tell how fast the wind is
tell......
what are solar flares
they are explosions that are caused when rings that connect sunspots collide .
colliding
What are sun spots?
it is an are of gas on the sun that is cooler than all the other gasses around it.
cool
What are prominces?
they are red loops that connect sun spot regions. they can reach out into space
causes solar flares