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a small space rock orbits the sun

meteoroid
comet
asteroid
ellipse

a mountain size chunk of ice and dust that orbits the sun

meteoroid
comet
asteroid
galaxy

a large space rock that orbits the sun

comet
asteroid
meteoroid
moon

a flattened circle

comet
galaxy
gravity
ellipse

the sun and all of the objects that move around it

galaxy
moon
inner planets
solar system

the force that pulls object toward each other

moon
asteroid
gravity
ellipse

the four large, gaseous planets farthest from the sun in our solar system

galaxy
solar system
outer planets
inner planets

the four small, rocky planets closest to the sun in our solar system

inner planets
outer planets
solar system
galaxy

a natural object that orbits a planet

comet
meteoroid
asteroid
moon

An imaginary line that passes from the North Pole to the South Pole through Earth's center

Solar Axis
revolution
rotation
horizontal

when a planet or moon spins on its axis

rotate/rotation
revolve
revolution
spin

the time it takes for a planet to make one complete turn on its axis

revolution
revolve
rotations
day

the line where the sky and Earth surface seem to meet

day
rotate
horizon
revolve

to move in a fixed path around another object

revolve
rotation
spin
revolution

when a planet makes one complete trip around the sun

rotation
revolution
revolve
spin

the time it takes for a planet to make one full trip around the sun

month
year
decade
orbit

the path that one object in space takes around another object in space

eclipse
planet
orbit
phases

the regular changes in the way the moon looks from earth

eclipse
star
orbit
phases

one object in space casting its shadow on another object in space

planet
phases
eclipse
star

a large object that orbits a star

planet
star
orbit
moon

an object in space that produces its own heat and light

star
moon
phases
orbit