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Planets Definition Random Comets Asteroids
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What is the fourth planet from the sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury, This planet is named after the Roman God of War, It is also known as the Red Planet and it takes around 1.88 Earth years to orbit around the Sun and has 2 moons that orbit around this planet?
Mars
100
What is the dark central part of a sunspot?
Umbra
100
What is the name of the five dwarf planets?
Pluto, Ceres, Haumea, Makemake, and Eris
100
What is an icy body that releases gas or dust?
Comet
100
What is a small rocky body orbiting the sun?
An Asteroid
200
What is the planet that has only a very thin atmosphere, called an exosphere, to stop impacts and is the smallest most innermost planet in the Solar System and its orbit is only around 88 days around the Sun and it has 1 moon that orbits around?
Mercury
200
What is the shadow cast by the earth or moon over an area experiencing a partial eclipse?
Penumbra
200
What is the name of the brightest star in the Solar System?
Sirius
200
What is comets sometimes refereed to as?
Dirty Snowballs or Cosmic Snowballs
200
What is the name of the very first asteroid?
Ceres
300
What is the sixth planet from the Sun, it is a gas giant and it has 62 confirmed moons orbiting around and has 9 waiting to be officially named?
Saturn
300
What is an optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer, containing an arrangement of lenses, or of curved mirrors and lenses, by which rays of light are collected and focused and the resulting image magnified?
Telescope
300
What is the name of the left most moon that orbits Saturn?
Mimas
300
What is the way that comets orbit around?
Elliptical paths just like planets
300
What is the name of the person who discovered the first asteroid?
Giuseppe Piazzi
400
What is the eighth and farthest planet from the sun and has 14 moons that orbit around?
Neptune
400
What is the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole?
Astronomy
400
What is Earth's sister planet that has is almost the exact same size?
Venus
400
What is the coma of a comet?
The cloud of gases that forms around the nucleus as the coma is heated is know as the coma
400
What is an asteroid made primarily of?
Rock or Metal
500
What is the seventh planet from the sun and has 27 moons that orbit around?
Uranus
500
What is a small body of matter from outer space that enters the earth's atmosphere, becoming incandescent as a result of friction and appearing as a streak of light?
Meteor
500
What is the planet that if you visited you would weigh more than you weigh on Earth?
Jupiter
500
What is the ion tail of a comet?
The ion tail is a stream of ionized gases that are blown directly away from the Sun as a result of the comet’s contact with the solar wind
500
What is two planets that asteroids have a band between the two?
Mars and Jupiter






Solar System By:Vanessa Codd

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