Stars and Constellations

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Stars and Constellations

Stars and Constellations

FACTS ABOUT STARS:A star is a massive glowing ball of plasma held together by gravity.Earth's closest star is the Sun.The brightness of a star depends on its size and its distance away from Earth.Most of the stars in the sky are 1-10+ billion years old.Stars emit a tremendous amount of energy. This energy is the form of lights and heat.

Bill Nye the Science Guy: Stars

Hot stars are white and blue.Cooler stars are red and orange.

FACTS ABOUT CONSTELLATIONSConstellations are of bright stars that look close together in the sky, but they're really far apart in outer space.There are 2 groups of constellations: 1. Circumpolar: they never rise nor set2. Seasonal Constellations:The stars in a constellation are in a recognizable picture

Billy Nye: Constellations/Astrology

BONUS FACT The oldest star to be discovered is 13.2 billion years old. Its name is HE 1523-0901

WEBSITE LINKSMagic School Bus (Space Tour, Games ' Activities )Connect the Stars (Game)

Constellations and Astrology


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