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Planets and Other Objects in Space

Chapter 8:  pages 318-351
Across
Name of a famous comet
No longer considered a main planet; now a dwarf
The path of one object as it moves around another
A device used to observe distant objects in space
The imaginary pole that Earth rotates on
What the Earth does around the Sun
Windy planet with 13 moons
Has rings and 31 moons
The word associated with the days that begin summer and winter
Spins on its side
A pattern of stars forming an imaginary picture or design
How many hours it takes the Earth to rotate on its axis
How long it takes the Earth to revolve around the sun
The planet closest to the Sun
Has a red spot
What the Earth does on its axis
A huge ball of superheated gases
Down
Any natural body revolving around another planet
Name of a huge telescope sent into space
A ball of rock, ice and frozen gases in space
A group of objects in space revolving around a central star or sun
The star at the center of our solar system
The different shapes Earth's moon seems to take
A large object that revolves around a star
A huge system of many stars, gases and dust
Everything existing in space
Knows as the red planet
The word associated with the days that begin spring and fall
The only known planet with liquid water and life
The hottest planet