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ORDER OF THE
UNIVERSE
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THE UNIVERSE
• A huge wide open space that holds everything
from the smallest particle to the biggest galaxy
• Scientists have found that the Universe is growing
outward in every direction
• It is made up of hundreds of superclusters
SUPERCLUSTER
• Group of neighboring
clusters of galaxies
LOCAL GROUP
• Cluster of galaxies
including the Milky
Way and Andromeda
GALAXY
• Consists of billions of stars,
gas, and dust held together
by gravity
• Stars – a big ball of burning
gas in space
PLANETS
• 8 objects that revolve around the sun
• They do not have as much mass as stars and
cannot make their own light
EARTH
• One of 8 planets that
revolve around the sun
• Moon – Earth’s only
natural satellite, which
is an object that revolves
around a bigger object
ASTEROIDS
• A small irregular shaped object that revolves
around the sun
COMET
• An object made up of ice that travels in an orbit
around the sun
METEOROID
• An object entering the Earth’s atmosphere that is
smaller than an asteroid