S: Astronomy Alphabet
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FC: Astronomy Alphabet By: Oumie Sarr
1: Astronomy Alphabet By: Oumie Sarr Period: 2
2: A is for Asteroid - Fragment of a rock that orbits the sun.
3: B is for Binary Star - Pair of stars that revolve around the sun.
4: C is for Celestial Sphere - Imaginary sphere surrounded by the earth.
5: D is for Day - How long it takes the earth to spin once on it's axis.
6: E is for Eclipse - Passing one planet's body to the shadow of another.
7: F is for Flares - Eruptions in the outer part of the sun's atmosphere.
8: H is for Heliocentric - Sun centered
9: I is for Ionosphere - A region of the Earth's Atmosphere.
10: J is for Jovian Planet - Anyone of the first four outer planets.
11: K is for Kelvin - A measurement of temperature often used in astronomy.
12: L is for Lithosphere - Thin outer shell of the earth.
13: M is for Magnetosphere - A region of space affected by a magnetic field.
14: N is for Nebula - Cloud of gas and dust in space
15: O is for Orbit Period - Time it takes for a planet to revolve around the sun.
16: P is for Photosphere - Inner most layer of the atmosphere.
17: Q is for Quasar - A very distant bright object.
18: R is for Revolution - Movement of a planet around the sun.
19: S is for Solar System - The sun and the bodies that revolve around it.
20: T is for Terrestrial Planet - Any of the four planets closets to the sun.
21: U is for Umbra - The dark inner part of a sunspot or shadow .
22: V is for Variable Stars - Stars that fluctuate in brightness.
23: White Dwarf - A compact star that is not generating.
24: X is for X-ray - A form of electromagnetic radiation.
25: Y is for Yellow gases - An irritating toxic gas.
26: Z is for Zenith - Point directly above your head.
27: Citations | Images from Google. Definitions from textbook and www.dictionary.com