Flashcards in Lesson 1 Outer Space Deck (15):
Any of numerous small celestial bodies that revolve around the sun with orbits chiefly between Mars and Jupiter.
A scientist who specializes in the study of the universe beyond Earth.
Of or pertaining to the sky or the heavens.
To come together with direct impact
Of pertaining to, or having the shape of a plane curve
Originating, located, or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere.
An undeveloped area or field for discovery or research.
A large-scale group of stars, has, and dust, having one of a group of more or less definite overall structures.
To move downward or in response to the force of gravity.
Of, involving, caused by, or affecting the moon.
The remains of a celestial body that survives passage through the atmosphere and reaches Earths surface.
A building designed and equipped for making astronomical observations.
The circular motion of an object around a specified axis.
Of, pertaining to, or proceeding from the sun.