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Listen to these words.

solar system

stargazing

galaxy

astronomer

astrology

outermost

particles

swirl

cosmology

atmosphere

constellations

interstellar

ethereal

vantage point

meteoroid

gravitational

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The force that causes objects that are thrown into the air to fall back on the ground.

gravitational

A body of matter that is moving in the solar system.

meteoroid

Position where you can see or watch something.

vantage point

Light and delicate. Seems to be from another world.

ethereal

Refers to being between stars.

interstellar

Groups of stars that create shapes in the sky, for example the Big Dipper.

constellations

The gases that surround Earth or other planets.

atmosphere

The study of how the universe began and came to be.

cosmology

To move around while spinning.

swirl

Small amounts or tiny pieces.

particles

Furthest from the centre or middle.

outermost

The study of the movements of stars and planets and how they affect people’s lives on Earth.

astrology

Someone who studies stars, planets, and space.

astronomer

A collection of millions or billions of stars.

galaxy

Looking at or studying stars.

stargazing

Consists of the sun and objects such as planets that move around it.

solar system

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