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star
galaxy
gravity

components of the universe Word Search

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red supergiant
rigel
planet
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light years
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red giant
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main sequence
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hertzsprung-russell
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COMPONENTS OF THE UNIVERSE Crossword

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the measure of intrinsic brightness of a celestial object. ABSOLUTE MAGNITUDE
__________________ is a number that is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth. APPARENT MAGNITUDE
What is the name of a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out. BLACK HOLE
is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. NEBULA
all space and the matter space contains UNIVERSE
a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter. GALAXY
A galaxy with a bright center and very little dust or gas ELLIPTICAL GALAXY
A galaxy with bulge in the center and very distinct long arms winding around the center SPIRAL GALAXY
A galaxy that does not fit into any category; a galaxy with very little symmetry IRREGULAR GALAXY
The death of a large star by explosion SUPER NOVA
is a unit of length used informally to express astronomical distances. LIGHT YEAR
_______________is a very young star that is still gathering mass from its parent (molecular cloud) PROTOSTAR
the total amount of energy emitted by a star, galaxy, or other project per astronomical it time. LUMINOSITY
a theoretical stellar remnant which has cooled sufficiently that it no longer emits significant heat or light. BLACK DWARF
group of stars that form a pattern CONSTELLATION
the band of colors formed when light passes through a prism SPECTRUM
force of attraction between objects GRAVITY
outermost layer of the sun's atmosphere CORONA
middle layer of the sun's atmosphere CHROMOSPHERE
innermost layer of the sun's atmosphere PHOTOSPHERE

Astronomy Word Search

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Uranus
Universe
Telescope
Supernova
Sun
Star
Solar System
Solar Flare
Saturn
Satellite
Pulsar
Pluto
Planet
Orbit
Neptune
Moon
Meteoroid
Meteorite
Meteor
Jovian
Terrestrial
Mercury
Mars
Jupiter
Gravity
Galaxy
Eclipse
Earth
Crater
Black Hole
Atmosphere
Asteroid
Venus

Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Crossword

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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

Astronomy word scramble

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asteroids
eclipse
light year
density
black hole
super nova
black hole
gravity
rotation
star
heliocentric
revolution
dark matter
galaxy
solar wind
comet
neutron star
prominences
planet
astronomy
core
neptune
big bang
mass
protostar
nebula

Astronomy Crossword Puzzle

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A large cloud of gas and dust, spread out in an immense volume. nebula
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a star. protostar
An object whose gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light can escape. blackhole
The brilliant explosion of a dying supegiant star. supernova
An imaginary pattern of stars in the sky. constellation
The blue-white hot core of a star that is left behind after its outer layers have expanded and drifted out into space. whitedwarf
The tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion. inertia
The force that pulls objects towards each other. gravity
A huge, reddish loop of gas that protrudes from the sun's surface, linking parts of sunspot regions. prominences
A dark area of gas on the sun's surface tht is cooler that surrounding gases. sunspots
Rocky objects revoloving around the sun that are too small and numerous to be considered a planet. asteroids
A loose collection of ice, dust, and small rocky particles, typically with a long, narrow orbit. comet
The solid inner core of a comet. nucleus
The fuzzy outer layer of a comet. coma
The small, dense remains of a high-mass star after a supernova. neutronstar
The study of moons, stars, and other objects in space. astronomy
The apparent change in position of an object when seen from different places. parallax
All of space and everything in it. universe
A huge group of a single stars, star systems, star clusters, dusts, and gas bound together by gravity. galaxy
One of the small asteroid-like bodies that formed the building blocks of the planets. planetesimals
The movement of an object around another object. revolution
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis. rotation
A small, old, relatively coolo star. reddwarf
An artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication. satellite
A stream of electronically charged particles that emanate from the sun's corona. solarwind

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

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
mars
matter
microwaves
nebulas
neutrons
orion spur
perseus arm
planets
pluto
protons
quarks
radiowaves
satellites
saturn
stars
superclusters
venus
void

The Big Bang Crossword

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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

The Solar System Word Search

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asteroid
astmoshphere
astronomer
aurora borealis
black hole
comet
earth
eclipse
galaxy
gravity
jupiter
luminosity
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mars
mercury
moon
neptune
orbiting
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saturn
solar system
universe
uranus
venus
waning
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