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What does C.A.S.P stand for ?
Comets,asteroids,satellites and planets
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What does C.A.S.P help you remember?
C.A.S.P helps you remember what there is in the solar system
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What is a galaxy?
A galaxy is a group of stars
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How many galaxies are there?
There are approx. 100 billion galaxies.
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what is the name of our galaxy ?
the milkyway
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how many stars are there in the milky way (approx)?
300 billion
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why is the earth tilted on it's axis?
if the earth wasn't tilted on it's axis we would have no seasons because if the earth faces the northern hemisphere it is summer if it faces away it is winter
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why does the earth spin?
the earth spins because when one side of the earth is facing the sun the other side is in darkness so, one side is in day and the other in night. For example if england was facing towards the sun canada is in darkness.
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give an example of a natural satalite
the moon
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how many planets are there ?
8
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what is the planet in order from the sun?
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
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What is the size order of planets starting with smallest?
Mercury, Mars, Venus, Earth, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter.
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in what year was pluto announced a dwarf planet?
2006
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how long (approx) does it take for the moon to orbit earth?
27/28 days
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how long (approx) does it take for the earth to orbit the sun?
365 days;
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what is a lunar eclipse?
a lunar eclips is where the earth is between the sun and moon.
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what is a solar eclipse?
a solar eclipse is where the moon is between the earth and sun.
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in your opinion do you think there is life on other planets?
i think there is life on other planets since no scientist has officially proven that there is not.
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which direction does the sun /moon appear in?
east
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which direction does the sun /moon disappear?
west
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each day we see the sun move east to west , why ?
because the earth rotates from west to east
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which one is in order starting with smallest 1.galaxy moon planet star 2.moon galaxy star planet 3. moon planet star galaxy 4 planet moon galaxy star?
3. moon planet star galaxy
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why do we only see on side of the moon
because the same side always faces earth.
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What is a galaxy?

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How many galaxies are there?

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what is the name of our galaxy ?

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