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Can you determine the astronomical terms described in clues missing the letters of their names?

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In 2016, the _chi_p_ _elli ED_
c_ _ _h-l_nde_d he_e _ _ p_ _t of _ Eu_ope_n-_u_ _i_n joint _i_ _ion.
Desp_ _e _he _mpress_o_ g_ve_ by _ _s _ _me, _ _s _c_u_lly o_ly _he seco_d l_rges_ moo_ _ _ our sol_r sys_em.
Lik_ plan_t_, th_ la_g_ _t obj_ _t in th_ a_t_ _oid b_lt ha_ a _ _u_t, a mantl_, and a _o_ _.
_he _he_ _e_ical 'cl_ud' _f icy plane_esimals in in_e_s_ella_ space was named af_e_ _his Du_ch as_ _ _n_me_.
_ _is d_ns_s_ of _ _ _ fou_ inn_ _
pl_n_ _s is _ _ _ only on_ known _o _ _v_ cu_ _ _n_ g_ologic_l _c_ivi_y.
T_ese _stero_ _s e_ _ _pt_c_ _ _y move _roun_ t_e Sun t_ree t_mes for every two Jup_ter orb_ts.
Th_ _ b_ _ghte_t _ta_ _n Ea_th'_ n_ght _ky _ _ known colloqu_ally
a_ the Dog _ta_.
_h_ Gr_a_ Dark S_o_ is _ho_gh_ _o r_ _r_s_ _ _ a hol_ i_ _his
_la_ _ _'s cloud d_ck.
The b_ _k _f J_b _efe_e_ces U_sa Maj_ _, the Ple_ades, a_d
th_s 'hu_te_' c_ _stellat_ _ _.
Lyr_'s bri_ht_st st_r b_c_m_ th_ first st_r (b_sid_s th_ Sun) to be photo_r_ph_d _nd h_ _ _ its sp_ctrum r_cord_d.
_ _cat_d in th_ c_nst_ _ _ati_n _f th_ sam_ nam_, this ga_axy is a_s_ s_m_tim_s ca_ _ _d th_ R_gu_us Dwarf.
This dw_rf pl_n_t in th_ _uip_r b_lt sh_r_s its n_ _ _ with _ d_ity
in _ _st_r Isl_nd _ythology.

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