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The Sun and all objects in space that orbit it
a) solar system b) planets c) supernova d) galaxies
A rocky, metallic object that orbits the Sun
a) asteroid b) meteorite c) meteor d) comet
A hot ball of gas held together by gravity
a) star b) Mars c) Earth d) galaxy
A meteoroid that enters Earth\'s atmosphere with a streak of light
a) meteor b) comet c) meteorite d) star
Any part of a meteoroid that reaches Earth\'s surface
a) meteorite b) comet c) star d) meteor
The closest planet to the Sun
a) Mercury b) Mars c) Earth d) Venus
Large bodies that orbit the Sun
a) planets b) stars c) galaxies d) meteors
The largest planet in the solar system
a) Jupiter b) Earth c) Saturn d) Neptune
There are _____ types of galaxies
a) three (3) b) two (2) c) five (5) d) six (6)
The color of a star is based on its
a) surface temperature b) size c) age d) no correct answer given
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