Space Glossary terms

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Space Glossary terms
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  1. Chapter 7:
    Celestial Object
    Any object that exists in space, such as a planet, a star, or the moon.
  2. Astronomer
    A scientist who studies astronomy.
  3. Revolution
    The time it takes for an object to orbit another object; Earth's revolution around the sun is 365.24 days.
  4. Rotation
    The turning of an object around an imaginary axis running through it; Earth's rotation around its axis is 24h
  5. Constellation
    A group of stars that seem to form a distinctive pattern in the sky.
  6. Light-year
    The distance that light travels in one year
  7. Apparent-magnitude

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