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

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