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In our solar system, which planet has the longest year?
In our solar system, which planet has the shortest year?
List the planets in order beginning with the one closest to the sun moving outwards
What is the name given to relatively small and cool stars?
What is the name of the huge explosion that indicates the death of a massive star?
What is the name of the study of celestial objects in the universe?
What is the name of the region of space form which no light can escape due to immense gravity?
What is the name given to the unit of measurement that is the distance from the Earth to the Sun
Who first proposed a heliocentric model of the solar system?
What angle in degrees does Earth rotate at?
What is the unit of measurement used to measure the distance between stars?
What is the name of a rock that actually strikes the surface of the earth?
Which planet rotates at a near 90-degree tilt?
Where do the Sun’s high energy particles get trapped with air molecules, resulting in the aurora borealis?
Which planets in our solar system, are TERRESTRIAL PLANETS? (start with the one closest to the sun)
What is another name for the North Star?
What name is given to chunks of rocks orbiting the sun?
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What is another name for Ursa Minor?
What is the name of the model of the solar system with EARTH in the centre?
Most planets have western sunset, which do not?
Which planets is the asteroid belt between?
Who developed the law of gravity?
How often does Halley’s Comet return?
What is the name of a rock that is smaller than an asteroid in space?
What is located between Mars and Jupiter?
What is the name of the study of celestial objects having an effect on human affairs?
What is Ceres?
What is another name for Polaris?
Which star is the North Star today?
What is Ursa Major an example of?
What is the name of a rock that burns up as it enters Earth’s atmosphere?
Which planets are GAS GIANTS (start with the one closest to the Sun)
Which planet rotates in the opposite direction to the Earth?
What is the name of the model of the solar system with the SUN in the middle?

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