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When fusion occurs, the mass lost is converted into __________.
a) mass b) matter c) liquid d) energy
Another way to define a nebula
a) young star b) old star c) dying star d) exploding star
Once stars run out of hydrogen and the temperature begins to increase, these stars are said to be __________.
a) a white dwarf b) a giant c) a galaxy d) a supernova
When a star becomes a supernova its brightness __________.
a) increases b) decreases c) vanishes d) doesn't change
Our sun is considered a star of__________ temperature
a) hot b) cool c) medium d) low
The North Star,___________, is positioned almost directly over the North Pole.
a) Betelgeuse b) Orion c) Sirius d) Polaris
The __________ __________of a star is a measure of the amount of light it gives off.
a) absolute magnitude b) apparent magnitude c) absolute solitude d) apparent strength
The __________ __________ is a measure of the amount of light received on earth.
a) absolute magnitude b) apparent magnitude c) absolute measure d) apparent measure
Astronomers use a star's __________ to determine how far it is from Earth.
a) parallel b) brightness c) parallax d) size
By studying a star's spectra, scientists can determine __________ found in the star's atmosphere.
a) clusters b) dust c) gases d) elements
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