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Which word means to make an object appear larger?magnify
Which word is a tool that makes distant objects appear larger, brighter, and sharper?telescope
What is the name for the four planets closest to the Sun - Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars?The Inner Planets
What word means to move in a pth around an object?orbit
What is the name for the four planets farthest from the Sun - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune?The Outer Planets
What is the word that means a large body in space that moves around a star?planet
What is the term for the Sun, planets, moons, and other objects that orbit the Sun?The Solar System
What is the name of the nearest star to Earth?Sun
What is a craft that helps scientists explore outer space?space probe
What is the name given to a very large planet made up mostly of gases?gas giant
What word is a small, rounded body that orbits around a planet?moon
What is the word that is an imaginary line through the center of an object?axis
What word means to turn on an axis?rotate
What term is an imaginary line that circles Earth halfway between the North and South Poles?equator
What word means to move in a pth around another object?revolve
What word means one of the four parts of the year - spring, summer, fall, and winter?season
What is the phase of the Moon when a think part of the Moon's near side is sunlit?crescent moon
What is the phase of the Moon when all of the Moon's near side is sunlit?full moon
What is the phase of the Moon when the Moon's near side receives no sunlight?new moon
What is the term for the different ways the Moon looks throughout the month?phases of the moon
What is the phase of the Moon when half of the Moon's near side is sunlit?quarter moon
What is the term for a ball of hot gases that gives off light and other forms of energy?star
What is a group of stars called that form a pattern shaped like an animal, person or object?constellation



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