Flashcards in Universe, Plant Motion & Season Test Deck (14):
What cases stars to cluster not galaxies?
What s a group of planets, asteroids and comets and the star that they surround called?
What is the name of our galaxy and what is its shape?
The Milky Way
What is the theory about how our solar system formed?
The Big Bang Theory
Put these in order from largest to smallest
Universe, Galaxy, solar system, earth
Why can't we see the shape of the Milky Way?
Earth is located in one of its arms
Day and night is caused by earths spinning on its axis called __________.
The earth travels around the sun in a path called an __________.
The motion of a smaller object orbiting around a larger object s called __________.
Vernal means __________.
Autumnal means __________.
What is the force that attracts all objects toward each other?
An ____________ is used to measure distances in the solar system.
Astronomical unit (AU)