Flashcards - Celestial Bodies of the Solar System

Flashcards - Celestial Bodies of the Solar System
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Jupiter
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System
magnetosphere
A magnetosphere is the region of space surrounding an astronomical object in which charged particles are controlled by that object's magnetic field
Saturn
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter
Uranus
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun
comet
A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, heats up and begins to outgas, displaying a visible atmosphere or coma, and sometimes also a tail
nucleus
In cell biology, the nucleus is a membrane-enclosed organelle found in eukaryotic cells
Neptune
Neptune is the eighth and farthest known planet from the Sun in the Solar System
Ganymede
Ganymede /ˈɡænáµ»miË?d/ is the largest moon of Jupiter and in the Solar System, and the only moon known to have a magnetic field
meteoroid
A meteoroid is a small rocky or metallic body in outer space
asteroid
Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System

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