A-Z of Space

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Aurora( a series of coloured lights from space that form something like the northern lights)

Black Hole(a core of a collapsed star, its gravity is so strong that even light cannot get through, it takes everything that goes into it, keeping it forever.)

Constellation(a group of stars that forms a shape and is often named after a mythical character)

Density(how compact something is)

Eclipse(light obscured by a planet or other space object)

Flare(a sudden burst of energy from a star)

Galaxy(a group of solar systems)

Helium( a gas found in space that is also used to inflate baloons here on earth)

Infrared(a type of wavelength and radiation)

Jupiter(the biggest planet in our solar system. its also a gas giant.)

Kalyke(irregular satellite of jupiter)

Lightyear(a unit of distance that one is the same as the distance that light travels in one year)

Moons(a natural satellite that tends to orbit a planet)

Nebula(a cloud made up of gas and dust that appears in the night sky as a bright patch or coloured patch)

Orbit(the path an object takes around something bigger than it)

Polydeuces(moon of saturn)

Quoar(a small kuiper belt object and possible dwarf planet)

Radiation(electromagnetic energy waves, very high energy.)

Satellite(something that orbits something else bigger than itself)

Thalassa(a moon of neptune)

Ultraviolet(a type of light and radiation)

Venus ( planet in our solar system.)

Wolf Number (A parameter used to work out the strength of sunspot activity.)

Xena(informal name of the dwarf planet Eris)

Yellow Dwarf Star(like a small version of the sun)

Zodiac(the 12 signs that are used in astrology.Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Saggitarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. They are names of constellations as well.)

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