2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt The Sun Stars and Galaxies Planets Grab Bag Solar System FJ
These are a cooler, dark areas on the sun’s surface
The sun appears to be the brightest star in the sky because it is the _________ to the earth.
Solar fusion appears in the ___________ of the sun.
From the sun’s yellow color, you can infer that it is of average __________
The Hertzsprung-Russel diagram shows the sun is this
This is the galaxy that contains earth
These are the colors of the hottest and coldest stars
Hottest: bluish-white Coldest: red
A stars brightness is related to its distance and its ________
The three types of galaxies include what?
Spiral, Elliptical, and Irregular
The amount of light received on earth from a star
Earth-like planets are known as what?
Large chuck of ice, dust, gasses, and rock that orbit the sun
A body of matter that travels around the sun
The larger planets in the solar system are composed primarily of what?
Daily Double Name the nine planets in order from the sun starting with the closest to the sun
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto
Distances in space are measured in what?
Solar energy is produced in what process?
This is known as the birth place of a comet
He was the first scientist to hypothesize that planets orbit the sun
To what do some scientist accredit global warming?
This planet is known as Earth’s “twin” or “sister” planet
The “Red Planet”
This is the second largest and lightest planet in the solar system
What is Jupiter’s “Great Red Spot?”
Daily Double What is the name of Pluto’s moon?
Final Jeopardy What is the term used to describe the distance from the sun to the earth? (93,000,000 miles) Distances Astronomical Unit (1 AU)