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The distance the sun is from Earth

93,000,000 miles

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The atmosphere of the sun

Chromosphere

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The surface layer of the sun visible to our eyes

Photosphere

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The vapor blanket surrounding the sun visible only during a total eclipse

Corona

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The innermost section of the sun

The core

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Darker areas on the outer surface of the sun

Sun spots

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This occurs when the moon blocks out the sun's light when it's lined up with the sun

A solar eclipse

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This occurs when the moon travels to the Earth's shadow

A lunar eclipse

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Moonlight comes from this source

The sun

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Gibbous means this

Bulging

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The phases of the moon

New Moon, Crescent, first-quarter, gibbous, Full Moon, gibbous, third-quarter, Crescent

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Largest planet in the solar system

Jupiter

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Planets discovered by Sir William Herschel

Uranus

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The only planet suitable for life

Earth

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The closest planet to the sun

Mercury

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Planet surrounded by seven Bands of rings and at least 60 moons

Saturn

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The planet with the Great Red Spot

Jupiter

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Brightest planet in the sky

Venus

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Planet tipped over on its side

Uranus

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Earth's Twin planet

Venus

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The planet that appears royal blue and has a moon named Triton

Neptune

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This gas makes up 78% of our air

Nitrogen

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The air pressure at sea level

About 15 pounds per square inch

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Layer of atmosphere closest to the earth

Troposphere

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Layer of atmosphere where all weather occurs

Troposphere

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Layer in the stratosphere that helps protect from ultraviolet rays

Ozone layer

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Layer of the atmosphere that helps protect the earth from being bombarded with meteoroids

Mesosphere

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The top most layer of the atmosphere

Exosphere

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Dear in the chapter layers of atmosphere is called rarefied because...

There are very few air molecules

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The entire earth is surrounded by what kind of field that protects it from harmful space particles

Magnetic field

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This phenomenon occurs in the lower regions of the thermosphere

Airglow

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A light display seen near the poles caused by the collision of particles from the solar wind with molecules of air

Aurora

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Where the aurora borealis is seen

The northern hemisphere