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Galaxy Vocab Mania

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S: Galaxy Vocab Mania

BC: GalaxyVocab Mania WOW!! YEAH!! | Thx 4 everything

FC: Galaxy Vocab Mania By-Volante M. Carroll

1: A.U(Astronomical Unit) -The Average distance between the earth and the sun | The Astronomical Unit tells the distance between the earth and the sun

2: Black Hole- will suck up the earth other planets | A black hole is a hole in space that no object can escape

3: Chromosphere-Thin layer of the Sun's atmosphere | The second hottest layer of the sun is the chromosphere

4: Density-ratio of the mass of a substance to it's volume | There is a very high density in the galaxy

5: Edmund Halley-first to discover the comet | Comets have been seen all over the world and overtime thanks to Edmund Halley

6: Full Moon-Observered each month when the earth lies between the sun and the moon and the fully illuminated disk of the moon can be seen | A full moon comes around like every 2 weeks

7: Galaxy-large scale of stars | Our Galaxy is called the Milky Way Galaxy

8: Heliocentric-sun centered | The Heliocentric models shows the sun was the centered of the universe

9: Irregular Galaxy-Type of galaxy with no identifiable shape and uneven distribution of stars within it | Irregular galaxy's have no shape

10: Jovian Planets- first four outer planets | The Jovian Planets are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune

11: Kepler, Johannes- made the three laws of planetary motion | Kepler laws explain motion of gravity

12: Long Period Comet-a comet with a period of several thousand or million years | The Long Period Comet will probably be here in

13: Main Sequence Star-is a star with characteristics | A main sequence star is at farther distance

14: Nebular Theory-a Theory that the sun and the other planets condensed out of a spinning cloud of gas | The Nebular theory explains the planets condensed

15: Orbit Period-time required for a planet to make one revolution around the sun | the Orbit period time for earth takes 24 hours

16: Photosphere- the innermost layer of the solar atmosphere | The photosphere is the second most hottest layer of the sun

17: Quasar-objects that appears star like but it is actually extra-galactic | Quasar is like an evolve star that is very far away from our solar system

18: Rotation-when a object circles around an object in place | Earth goes around the sun every 24 hours

19: Satellite-Body that revolves in orbit around another object | We have a lot of satellites orbiting around earth

20: Terrestrial planets-first four planets | The terrestrial planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars

21: Umbra-central part of a shadow | Parts of my shadows are umbra

22: Variable star-a star with luminosity changes | The Variable star is like the moon it changes each time the sun

23: White dwarf-high surface temperature but low luminosity | Whit Dwarfs are almost hot as sun

24: X-ray Binary Star-a special type of binary star, as a matter is stripped from the normal star it falls into a collapsed star producing x-rays | X-ray binary stars is a collapsed such as white dwarf, neutron star, and black holes

25: Year-a planetary year is the length of time it take that planets revolve around the sun | Mars earth days are twice the years of earth years

26: Zenith-an observer point directly overhead | My Zenith is the ceiling or the sky(when i'm outside)

27: Thanks 4 Reading

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