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PREDICT
tell what will happen next based on what has already happened
AXIS
an imaginary line through a spinning object
ROTATION
one full spin of an object around an axis
ORBIT
the path of an object around another object
REVOLUTION
the movement of an object around another object
SATELLITE
revolves around another object
SOLAR SYSTEM
sun, nine planets and their moons and other objects that orbit the sun
ELLIPSE
the shape of a flattened circle
ASTEROIDS
a rocky object oribiting the sun between the planets
METEOR
piece of rock or dust from space burning up in Earth air
METEORITE
a rock from space that has passed through Earth's air and landed on earth.
COMET
frozen chunk of ice and dust that orbits sun
CONSTELLATION
a group of stars that form a pattern