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science 4.3-4.4

Terms

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Taurus
a raging bull
constellation
a group of stars which seems to outline the shape of a person, an animal,or something else
Orion
known as a mighty hunter
photosphere
the sun's visible surface
Perseus
hero who rescued a princess from a whale
Proxima Centauri
the closest star to Earth besides our sun
Pegasis
winged horse
apparent magnitude
the stars actual brightness and its distance from the earth
Centaurus
half man half horse
Sygnus
a swan
absolute magnitude
the actual brightness of a star-how much light the star produces
Cassiopeia
mythical queen of Ethiopia
light year
unit used to measure great distances, such as the distances between the stars; equal to about 5.9 trillion miles
Andromeda
princess chained to a rock
nova
an occurrence when a star suddenly flares up to many times its original brightness
Polaris
a star in the constellation Ursa Minor that is North star, or Pole Star
Draco
a dragon
Sagittarius
the archer

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