Solar System

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arynrae
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6889
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Solar System
Updated:
2010-02-14 14:20:26
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Sun
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Space, Sun, Constellation
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  1. The path ones body takes in space as it revolves around another body?
    Orbit
  2. A pattern of stars named after a mythological or religious figure, an object or an animal?
    constellation
  3. An event that occurs when an object in space passes through the shadow of another object?
    eclipse
  4. A star and all the planets and other objects that revolve around it?
    Solar system
  5. Everything that exists including such things as stars, planets, gas, dust and energy?
    Universe
  6. The star at the center of out solar system?
    Sun
  7. The bending of light as it moves from one material to another?
    refraction
  8. An imaginary line around the earth equally distant from the north and south poles?
    equator
  9. A huge ball of very hot gases?
    star
  10. A natural body that revolves around a planet?
    moon
  11. To spin on an axis?
    rotate
  12. to travel in a closed path around another object?
    revolve
  13. a grouping of gas, dust and many stars, plus any object that orbits those stars?
    galaxy
  14. a body that revolves around a star?
    planet
  15. one of the shapes the moon seems to have as it orbits the earth?
    moon phase
  16. a large bowl shaped area on the surface of a planet or moon?
    crater
  17. An imaginary line that passes through earths center and its north and south poles?
    axis

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