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white dwarf
universe
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nuclear fusion reaction
neutron star
milky way galaxy
main sequence star
irregular galaxy
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galaxy
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dwarf planet
doppler effect
dark matter
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The Big Bang Crossword

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The three main components for a galaxy are a bulge, disk, and halo Spiral
A group of stars that are gravitationally bound Star clusters
Consists mostly of empty space Universe
Does not have any internal structures Elliptical galaxies
The first inner planet Mecury
The second inner planet Venus
Rocky, Earth-like Terrestial
Gas giants Jovian planets
Large space rocks Asteroids
Frozen gases and tiny dust particles Comets
Balls of gases that produce light and heat Star
Streaks of light caused by burning space rock Meteor shower
Fuzzy cloud of gas Nebula
Does not have a distinct shape contains many young stars and have intense star formation Irregular galaxy
Leftover thermal energy from the big bang Cosmic background radiation
Objects moving away from the Milky Way give off a wave of light Red shift
If a star is ______, then it is moving away Blue shifted
Matter that doesn't give off electromagnetic radition Dark matter

Stars and Galaxies Word Search

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astunomical unit
asteroid
planet
universe
light years
star
gravity
big bang
elliptical
irregular
spiral
milky way
cluster
white dwarfgalaxy
neutron star
supernova
nuclear fusion
black hole
red giant
nebula
white dwarf

components of the universe Word Search

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red supergiant
rigel
planet
radiation
spiral galaxy
light years
black hole
red giant
whitedwarf
sun
protostar
main sequence
electromagneticspectrum
hertzsprung-russell
luminosity
supernova
galaxy
nebulae
star
universe

Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Crossword

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The colors in the spectrum of a side moving toward earth are shifted slightly toward blue. Blueshift
A star that suddenly becomes brighter. Nova
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving. Doppler Effect
A large celestial body that is composed of gas and that emits light. Star
14 billion years ago, a sudden event that sent all matter and energy outward in all directions. Big Bang
The coldest temperature possible. Absolute zero.
Nightly luminous stars from main sequence stars that are more massive than the sun, which becomes larger than giants in their third stage. Super Giant
A large cloud of gas or dust in interstellar space; a region in space where stars are born. nebula
an object so massive and dense that even light cannot escape its gravity. Black hole
Pair of stars that revolve around each other and are held together by gravity. Binary stars
A collection of stars, dust, and gas bound together by gravity. Galaxy
Unknown material Dark energy
The total amount of energy stars give off each second. luminosity
The brightness of a star as seen from earth. Apparent magnitude
The study of the origin, properties, and evolution of the universe. Cosmology
A spiral galaxy in which the sun is one of hundreds of billions of stars. Milky Way Galaxy

Galaxy Formation Vocabulary Assignment Word Search

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Supernova
Spiral galaxy
Spectral classes
Schwarzschild radius
Singularity
Quasar
Pulsar
Parallax
Nuclear bulge
Nova
Neutron star
Nebula
Messier object
Main sequence
Irregular galaxy
Hubble sequence
Hertzsprung-russel diagram
Halo
Globular cluster
Giant
Giant molecular clouds
Galaxy
Galactic disk
Event horizon
Escape velocity
Elliptical galaxy
Chandrasekhar limit
Cepheid variables
Brown dwarf
Black hole
Binary system
Apparent brightness
ABSOLUTE MAGNITUDE

What the universe is made of Word Search

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asteroids
atom
black holes
central bulge
color
comets
dark
dark energy
dark matter
darkness
disk
dwarf planets
earth
electrons
elements
energy
Galaxies
gas
Globular clusters
gravity
halo
heat
interstellar dust
jupiter
light
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matter
microwaves
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orion spur
perseus arm
planets
pluto
protons
quarks
radiowaves
satellites
saturn
stars
superclusters
venus
void

Components of the Universe Word Search

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Universe
Nebulae
Galaxy
Frequency
Electromagnetic spectrum
Apparent magnitude
Absolute magnitude
X-ray
White dwarf star
Visible light
Ultraviolet rays
Trough
Stellar nebula
Spiral galaxy
Red supergiant star
Red giant star
Radio wave
Protostar
Planetary nebula
Neutron star
Nanometers
Microwave
Main sequence star
Irregular galaxy
Infrared waves
Hertz
Gamma rays
Elliptical galaxy
Crest
Black hole
Black dwarf star
Barred-spiral galaxy

Componenets of the Universe and the Big Bang Theory Crossword Puzzle

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_______spans a diameter of over 150 billion light years. The Universe
Our solar system is in this galaxy_______ Milky Way
The Milky Way is 100,000 ________across. light years
There are 200 billion ______ in our galaxy. stars
_______ galaxies are shaped like a flattened disk with a bulge in the center from which arms spiral out. Spiral
These galaxies have a more spherical shape and are thought to be the most common galaxies in the universe. Elliptical
These galaxies have no distinguishable shape with no central bulge or spiral arms. Irregular
This star is nearest to the earth. Sun
Stars come in different________ colors
The color of the star is directly proportional to its_________ temperature
Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are the ___________ planets. terrestrial
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are the __________ palnets. jovian
There are eight _________ in our solar system. planets
_________ are leftovers of the early Solar System. Asteroids
Most asteroids are in the asteroid _________. belt
________ orbits are usually elliptical. Comet
Many comets are formed in this as well as the Kuiper Belts. Oort Cloud
A_______________ occurs when the Earth passes through the trail of debrisleft by a comet or asteroid. meteor shower
These are clouds of gas and dust which form in interspellar space. Nebulae
He discovered that all galaxies are outside our own Milky Way, millions of light-years away. Edwin Hubble

The Life Cycle of a Star Word Search

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General Relativity
Schmidt
Big Bang Theory
Lemaitre
Red Shift
Einstein
Hubble
Solar System
Milky Way
Galaxy
Supernova
Nuclear Fusion
Gas
Dust
Protostar
Super Giant
Nebula
Sun
White Dwarf
Black Dwarf
Neutron Star
Black hole
Red Giant
Stars

Life Cycle of Stars Crossword

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The brightness of a star's light is called magnitude
The stars heats up and hydrogen is converted to helium nuclear fusion
Huge cold clouds of gas and dust nebula
The earliest stage of a star's life in which the contracting cloud heats up and becomes a protostar
Stars spend most of their lives here as long as hydrogen fuses into helium main sequence
Once medium-sized stars run out of nuclear fuel, the star becomes a red giant
Have no fuel, but glow from leftover energy white dwarf
When a massive star runs out of hydrogen, it becomes a red supergiant
The explosion of a large star that causes heavier elements to form supernova
These stars form from small supergiants neutron star
A place in space where gravity is so great that light can't escape black hole
The most massive stars form ____ iron
A white dwarf that has cooled black dwarf
Forms from the outer layers of hydrogen and helium that are cast off when a red giant becomes a white dwarf planetary nebula
How long a star lives depends on its mass
_____________ are rich in hydrogen young stars
_________ use up their fuel more quickly large mass stars
Stars that have less mass then the sun can live up to ____ billion years two hundred
A medium-mass star will live for about ___ billion years ten
A star that is more massive than the sun may live only about ten _____ years million