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100

This consists of the Sun and its family of eight planets.

What is our solar system?

100

This is the centre of our solar system.  The eight planets revolve around it. 

What is the Sun?

100

Called the morning or evening star, this planet appears int hesky just after sunset and before sunrise.

What is Venus?

100

These are patterns of stars in the sky that seem (to some people) to be in the shapes of pictures.

What are constellations?

200

These chunks of rock and metal orbit the Sun between the planets.

What are asteroids?

200

This is the galaxy in which we live.  

What is the Milky Way?

200

Fifth from the Sun, this is the largest planet.  It is best known for its beautiful colours and its Great Red Spot.

What is Jupiter?

200

These have bright heads and long, shining tails. They shine partly because of light absorbed and reradiated from the Sun, and partly because of reflected sunlight. 

What are comets?

300

These loose collections of rocks and frozen gases orbit the Sun between the planets.

What are comets?

300

This the planet closest to the Sun.

What is Mercury?

300

Sixth from the Sun, this planet is best known for the beautiful system of rings that encircle it.  

What is Saturn?

300

this is how long it takes the moon to orbit the Earth.

What is 24 hours?

400

This is a body that does not give off light of its own.  It reflects the light of the Sun.

What is a planet?

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What is a moon?

400

Once considered a planet, scientists now call this a "dwarf planet".

What is Pluto?

400

Unlike other planets, this planet lies on its side.  Seventh from the Sun, in is greenish in colour, and has nine faint rings and five moons orbiting it.   

What is Uranus?

400

This is how long it takes Earth to orbit the sun.

What is 365 days?

500

These objects produce and give off their own heat and light.

What are stars?

500

This body orbits around Earth.  It is known as Earth's satellite.

What is the moon?

500

This planet is eighth from the Sun and cona only be seen through a telescope. Little is known about this distant planet.

What is Neptune?

500

This is our study of outer space.

What is astronomy?

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