Science Quiz / Honors Earth 2011 Emma Hopkins Ch.24

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object in space?term guesshint
nothe study of the universe
nothe magnitude of a given if it were situated at a distance of 10 parces (32.6 light years) from the earth
nothe distance light travels in one year
nothe model that most accurately describes the birth and current state of the universe
yesmatter that has accumulated in space in large 'clumps' or 'strands'
yesalso known as interstellar matter
yeswhen nebulae are in close proximity to very hot (blue) stars, and glow
yesclouds of interstellar material are too far from bright stars to to be illuminated
yesglowing clouds of hydrogen gas
yeslarge debris and grains of carbon compounds that reflect the light of nearby stars
noA graph in which the absolute magnitude (intrinsic luminosity) of stars is plotted vertically against their surface temperatures (or corresponding spectral types).
yes90% of stars fall along this band that runs from the upper right hand corner to the lower left hand corner of the hertzsprung-russell diagram
yesvery luminous stars also called giants
noa nuclear reaction in which hydrogen nuclei are fused into helium
object in space?term guesshint
yesstars which alternately expand and contract, never reaching equilibrium
yesbrilliant explosions in which stars terminate
yeswhat remains when low and medium mass stars collapse
noshort pulses of radio energy
yesa theoretical massive object, formed at the beginning of the universe or by the gravitational collapse of a star exploding as a supernova
yesflat, disk-like objects that range from 20,000 to 125,000 light years in diameters
yesA spiral galaxy with a barlike bulge in the center, extending between the core and the spiral arms
yesgalaxies with ellipsodal shapes that can be nearly spherical, and they lack spiral arms
yesthe smallest type of galaxy
yesa galaxy showing no symmetry
yesgalaxies grouped into gravatationally bound clusters
yesthe large group of more than 35 galaxies which includes our Milky Way
noA graph in which the absolute magnitude (intrinsic luminosity) of stars is plotted vertically against their surface temperatures (or corresponding spectral types)
yesHypothetical form of matter invisible to electromagnetic radiation, postulated to account for gravitational forces observed in the universe

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Created Aug 31, 2011ReportNominate
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