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Solar System
The sun and the object that orbits the sun.
Orbit
Thepath an object takes as it moves around the object in space.
Planet
A large body of rock or gas that orbits the sun.
Sun
A hot ball of glowing gas.
Revolution
The movement of one object around another object.
Rotation
The spinning of an object on an axis.
Phases
The different shapes the moon seems to have in the sky when observed from Earth.
Lunar Eclipse
Happens when the Earths shadow falls on the moon.
Solar Eclipse
Happens when the moons shadow falls on the Earth.
Star
Hot ball of glowing gas like the sun.
constellation
A group of stars that form a pattern.
Telescope
Makes things look bigger when they are far away.
4 Inner planets
Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars
Outer Planets
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto