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Apparent Magnitude

The brightness of a star as seen from Earth

Shiny⭐

Asteroid

An object in space that ranges in size from a tiny speck to 500 km wide

Size wize

Astronomical Unit

The average distance between Eartg and the Sun, about 150×10^6km

1.5E8

Celestial Object

Any object that exists in space, such as a planet, a star or a Moon

Objects from our chapter tittle

Comet

An object composed of rocky material, ice' and gas; comes from the Kupier Belt or Oort Cloud

M A T E R I A L S

Constellation

A group of stars that seem to form a distinctive pattern in the sky

Dipper pines

Eclipse

The phenomenon in which one celestial object mives directly in front if another celestial object as viewed from earth

S h a d o w s

Ellipse

A curve that is generally referred to as an oval or the shape of an egg

🍳🍳🍳🍳🍳

Gravitational Force

The force of attraction between all masses in the universes

Come on bro

Latitude

The location above or below the equator

Yes⬆⬇

Light Year

The distance that light travels in one year about 9.5 × 10^12km

The blank light travels at

Lunar eclipse

The phenomenon in which the full Moon passes into Earths shadow

Hello darkness my old friend

Meteor

A meteorid that hits Earths atmosphere and burns up

Burn baby burn

Meteorite

A meteoroid taht is large enough to pads through Earths atmosphere amd reach groumd without being totally burned up

Meteoroid

A piece of rock moving through space

Boi

Orbital radius

The average distance between the Sun and an object that is orbiting the sun

Planet

An object

Revolution

The time it takes for an object to orbit another object

Rotation

The turning of an object around an imaginary axis running through it& Earths rotation around its axis is 24 h

Solar eclipse

The phenomenon in which the shadow of the Moon falls on Earths surface

Name the order of the planets (from the sun outwards)

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

Who were the first astronomers? What did they invent?

The Mesopotamians and the Calender

What does 1 rotation equal to?

A day; 24 hours

What is the Kuiper Belt?

Is a disc shaped group of millions of small ogjects orbiting the Sun

What is the Oort Cloud?

A spherical cloud of small icy fragments of debris

Solar system

A group of planets that circle 1 or more stars