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Can you name the astronomical terms which all begin with M

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The closest planet to the sun
A large dark or low area on a planetary surface, has a name meaning 'sea'
The diagonal stripe on a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram where a star will spend most of its life
The volume of space surrounding a planet, within which its magnetic field dominates external fields
Planet on which the highest known volcano in the solar system is located
The two irregular galaxies that are satellites of our own Galaxy
A natural object from space that hits the surface of the Earth or other planetary body
In astronomical terminology, any element heavier than hydrogen or helium
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The galaxy in which our solar system is located
The structure that supports a telescope and allows it to be pointed at a chosen part of the sky
A natural satellite of a planet
A measure of the brightness of a star
A NASA space probe to Venus, launched from the Space Shuttle Atlantis in 1989
An increase in meteor activity produced when the Earth passes through a trail of debris in orbit about the Sun.
A system of three or more stars bound by their mutual gravitational attraction

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