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Astronamy Exam Test
What is the arrangement of the universe? ( Put in order)
Planet,solar system, milkyway, universe
What is orbit?
The path of an object in space as it moves around another object because of gravity
What makes up our solar system?
Planets, sun, and various smaller bodies
What is a galaxy?
Is a group of millions or billions of stars held together by its own gravity
What is a constellation?
Group of stars that form a pattern in the sky
What is the "North Star" called?
What is Electromagnetic radiation?
Energy that travels as certain types of waves
What are the colors of the spectrum?
When did Apollo 11 go into space?
July 20 1969
What is a light year?
The distance of light that travels in a year
What is a parallax?
Apparent shifts to diffrent locations
What shows a star tempature?
How the milky way got its name?
Its hazy appearance
What are the types of galaxies?
Spiral, Elliptical,and irregular