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Which star is the North Star today?
Which constellation is the North Star found in?
What is the word that describes how the moon’s revolution is equal to its rotation around the Earth?
What are the names of the layers of the sun's interior and the Sun's atmosphere? (in order starting with the centre)
What effect does DECREASED carbon dioxide content in the atmosphere, have on the temperature of a planet?
What is another name for the Little Dipper:
What effect does distance from the sun have on the temperature of the planets?
Are long or short wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation associated with high energy?
What is the name given to the formations of gas, dust, and other materials 'clump' together to eventually become stars?
Are long or short electromagnetic wavelengths associated with low energy?
Which planet rotates at 90 ° to the solar plane (on its “side”)?
Which planet has the largest and most colourful rings?
Do long wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation produce high or low energy?
What colour are the oldest stars in the Milky Way?
What colour would a middle aged star be in the Milky Way?
Which planets are GAS GIANTS (start with the one closest to the Sun)
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What colour are the youngest stars in the Milky Way?
What is the scientific word that describes how a planet spins around an axis?
Which star will be the North star in 12,000 years?
Which star is the North Star today?
What three gasses make up the atmosphere of the outer planets? (in alpha order)
What is the name given to the process where two hydrogen nuclei fuse to form a helium nuclei?
Which celestial object has the most eccentric orbit? Earth, the Moon, Pluto or the Sun?
What is another name for Polaris?
What type of radiation is infra-red, visible light, x-rays and microwaves?
What does the loss of ozone in the upper atmosphere cause?
What effect does INCREASED carbon dioxide content in the atmosphere have on the temperature of a planet?
Stars in the Milky Way can be blue, red and yellow depending on their age. List the colours in order from oldest to youngest.
What is the word used to describe the Earth’s wobble?
What is the source of the sun’s energy?
What is the word that means that a planet is moving around another object?

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