Ch 4 Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

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

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