Space Chapter 7

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Space Chapter 7
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2015-01-14 07:50:07
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  1. Celestial Objects
    • An object that is in space
    • Eg. stars, planets
  2. Astronomer
    A person who studies celestial bodies
  3. Revolution
    When one celestial body orbits another celestial body
  4. Rotation
    When a planet goes around its axis
  5. Constellation
    • A group of stars that form a pattern as seen from Earth
    • Stars appear to be close/at the same distance away from Earth
    • They are on the same line of sight
  6. Light-Year
    • The distance that light travels/year
    • the speed of light is 300 000 km/s there fore, light travels 9.5 x 1012 km/year
    • Eg. 800 light-years = 7.6 x 1015 

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