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Galaxy definition

A group of stars, dust and gas held together by gravity.

2

What is a comet.

A frozen ball of dust and gas revolving around the sun.

3

Milky Way

Our galaxy.

4

Planet

A large object moving around the sun.

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Asteroid

a rock or Minor planet orbiting around the sun.

6

axis

An imaginary straight line on which an object rotates (spins).

7

What is mass?

How much matter an object contains.

8

What is a light year?

The distance light travels in one year.

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What is the definition of a star?

A bright object which shines in the night sky.