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Stars and Galaxies

closedA universe that expands and comes back together repeatedly
quasarsvery distant
gravitya force that tends to pull together matter in stars
spectrumA band of colors formed when whitel light passes through a prism
red shiftGalaxies that are mvoing away from Earth have a light spectrum called
open universethe universe will eventually die and become emptiness.
novasstars that suddenly increase in brightness and then get dim
coronaoutermost layer of the sun's atmosphere
sunspotone type of solar storm
solar flarea type of solar storm
prominencesolar storm
spectroscopean instrument used to break the light from stars into its colors.
irregular galaxyhas no specific shape
spiral galaxyshaped like a pinwheel
elliptical galaxyflat, disc-like

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