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Do neutron stars form from high mass stars or low mass stars?
Do red giants form from high mass stars or low mass stars?
Group of two or more stars
A protostar becomes a star when _________ begins.
True or false: The universe is about 13.7 billion years old.
The blue-white core of a star that is left behind and cools becomes a ________.
Do black holes form from high mass stars or low mass stars?
How long a star lives depends on its _______.
Type of galaxy that is shaped like a stretched out ball
True or false: Our sun is a medium-sized star.
Brightess as seen from the same distance (actual brightness)
The diagonal area of stars on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
The brightness of a star depends upon both its size and ___________.
Very large groupings of stars
Do supergiants form from high mass stars or low mass stars?
Astronomer who stated that the farther away a galaxy is, the faster it is moving away from us (last name only)
Scientific notation uses powers of this number to write very large or very small numbers
Does a planetary nebula form from high mass stars or low mass stars?
Which stars live longer lives: high mass stars or low mass stars?
Unknown force that is causing the universe to expand
Matter that does not give off electromagnetic radiation
Do supernovas form from high mass stars or low mass stars?
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If a star is blue, is it hot or cool?
Do white dwarves form from high mass stars or low mass stars?
When the dim star blocks light from the bright star in a binary star
Star systems that have two stars
Brightness as seen from Earth
Large cloud of gas and dust from which stars form
The apparent change in position of an object when you look at it from different places.
If a star is red, is it hot or cool?
Type of star cluster that is tightly packed with over a million stars
The explosion of a supergiant
The distance that light travels in one year
Type of galaxy that does not have a regular shape
Huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, dust, and gas bound together by gravity
Type of galaxy with a bulge in the middle and arms that spiral outward
Type of star cluster that is loosely packed with only a few thousand stars
An object with gravity so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape
Small asteroid-like and comet-like bodies that collided to form the planets
Leftover thermal (heat) energy from the big bang
Large cloud of gas and dust that formed our solar system
Explosion that created our universe
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a star
The galaxy that our solar system is located in

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