Stars and Galaxies

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  • Created on: 28-05-12 16:22

Stars and Galaxies

  • Stars form from clouds of dust which spiral together due to gravitational attraction
  • Gravity compresses the matter so much that intense heat develops and sets off nuclear fusion reactions
  • The star begins emitting light and radiation

Our Sun...

  • One of many billions of stars which form the milky way galaxy
  • Distance between neighbouring stars is usually hundreds of thousands of times greater than the distance between the planets in our solar system
  • Gravity is the force that keeps stars together in a galaxy and…


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