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Satellite
a spacecraft that is launched into space and gathers information
Waxing
when the moon seems to get larger and larger every night
Phase
a change in the moon, based on its postition
Constellation
a group of stars that form a pattern in the sky
Star
dense ball of gas and dust and produces energy
Revolution
movement of the Earth in a curved path around the sun
Rotation
spinning of the Earth on its axis
Waning
when the moon appears to get smaller and smaller every night
Axis
the imaginary line that the Earth spins on
Comet
an object in the solar system made up of ice, dust, and frozen gases that develop a tail of light
Star
burning sphere of gas