Kw-logo-smaller

Space Term Glossary

Asteroid (also called planetoid) - A medium-sized rocky object that orbits the Sun. It's smaller than a planet but larger than a meteoroid. Also, any number of small bodies that revolve around the Sun.


Atmosphere - The air all around Earth.

Black Hole - An object with gravity strong enough to suck anything into it, even light.

Celestial Bodies - Natural objects visible in the sky - planets, stars, meteoroids, etc.

Comet - A giant snowball of ice and dust that revolves around the Sun. When it gets near the Sun, ice melts and looks like a tail. Haley's comet is probably the most famous comet.

Constellation - A group of stars that make a shape (they look like connect-the-dots) - usually named after mythological characters, people, animals and things.

Eclipse - This is when one celestial body cuts off the light of another - like when the moon covers the Sun for a brief moment.

Galaxy - A large group of stars. Our galaxy (called the Milky Way) includes the Sun.

Gravity - The natural force of attraction that pulls objects together - this is also what keeps our feet on the ground.

Great Red Spot - A huge colorful swirl of gases that spin counterclockwise on Jupiter.

Light Year - The distance light travels in a vacuum in one year (about 9.5 trillion km/6 trillion miles.)

Meteor (also a shooting star or a falling star) - A bright streak of light in the sky caused by a meteoroid or a small icy particle as it burns up entering Earth's atmosphere. Very large, bright ones are called fireballs and bolides.

Meteorite - A part of a meteoroid found on Earth.

Meteoroid - A small rock in space.

Orbit - The path that an object moves around a second object or point. For example, Earth orbits the Sun.

Planet - An object bigger than an asteroid orbiting a star. Our solar system has nine planets.

Satellite - A body that revolves around a larger body. The moon is a satellite of Earth. High-tech manmade satellites orbit Earth and the Sun, transmitting pictures, TV channels and phone signals.

Shooting Star - See meteor.

Solar System - The Sun, the nine planets and any other celestial bodies that orbit the Sun.

Solar Wind - A thin flow of energetic and gas charged particles that stream from the Sun. These blow throughout the solar system at speeds of hundreds of kilometers per second.

Speed of Light - 299,792,458 meters/second (186,000 miles/second.) Einstein's Theory of Relativity says that nothing can go faster than the speed of light. Of course, the crew on the Starship Enterprise knows better.

Star - Any celestial body that is visible at night (because it's brightly lit) from Earth at night.

Universe - All the matter and energy out there - this includes the Earth, galaxies, solar systems, you, your favorite pop star and everything else.

White Dwarf - The 'remains' of a star after it has collapsed. It is white looking (because it's so hot) and is extremely dense.

Related Stories:
0 Comments

latest videos

F1039806045343

How Hot Is The Sun?

  • 100, 000
  • 15, 000, 000
  • 150, 000, 000
  • 15, 000

related stories

Micro_lyrid_meteors_radiant_sm-micro
The Lyrid Meteor Shower is an annual Spring shower which is recognized as an irregular shower, wi...
In Greek mythology there's a beautiful winged horse that ran free and wild. When tamed, he helped...
Micro_moon-micro
In 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first man to step onto the Moon. Find out what we know ...
Micro_sun-micro
Did you know it takes light only 8 minutes to travel from the Sun to the Earth - but 176 years to...

Random in the forums

hackker1
hackker1 posted in General:
selling dumps cvv fullz selling cvv fullz track 1 and 2 bank login bank transfer writing checks transfer to cc … Fresh Cards. Selling Dumps, *** Please Contact me *** - ##### # ###################.### - ICQ : ######### *PRICE*  - Dumps,Tracks ####### Us = ### per 1  - Dumps,Tracks 1&2 Uk = 70$ per 1  - Dumps,Tracks 1&2 Ca = 70$ per 1  - Dumps,Tracks 1&2 Au = 70$ per 1  - Dumps,Tracks 1&2 Eu = 70$ per 1  - Types Card Dumps : Visa, Master, Amex, Discoveri Gold, Master Standart  - Platinum, Business Card, Cooperation Card, American Express, Debit Card.  . Countries Card : USA, UK, CA, AU, EU, Asia …..  . Contact US to create orders  Will check with hight balance  ***** Track 1 & 2 *****  - Tracks ####### US = ### per 1  - Tracks 1&2 UK = 80$ per 1  - Tracks 1&2 CA + AU = 80$ per 1  - Tracks 1&2 EU = 90$ per 1  - I Will check with high balance Format Of My Dumps: Track1 : ############################## STOPHER ######################### , Track2 : ############################## ## ############################## ############ ############################## ####### ############################## #################### ##################### ##################### ================================================== ========================= FRESH DUMPS FROM MY POS =============================== ################################################## 62123^vanessa m ####################################### ################################################## ################ ################################# ################################################## ##################### ################################# ################################################## ################### ################################# ################################################## #################### ################################# ################################################## #################################################### ################################################## ################ ################################# ================================================= ##################################### ##################################### ##################################### ##################################### ##################################### ================================================== ==== ##################################### ; ##################################### ; ##################################### ; ##################################### ; ##################################### ; ================================================== ==== ###################################### ##################################### ############################### ################################# ################################# ##################################### =============================================== ################################# ################################# ################################ ################################ ################################ ################################ ##################################### ##################################### ##################################### =============================================== Fresh Bin: GOLD: ######## #### * Visa CREDIT GOLD CITIBANK USA [SC #### ######## [7] * Visa CREDIT GOLD WORLD_S FOREMOST BANK USA [SC 101] PLATINUM: ######## #### * Visa CREDIT PLATINUM PROVIDIAN BANK USA ### 101] 011] ########### #### * Visa CREDIT PLATINUM E*TRADE BANK USA [SC #### ######## [14] * Visa CREDIT PLATINUM DIGITAL F.C.U. USA [SC 101] BUSINESS: ######## #### * Visa DEBIT BUSINESS ALPINE BANK USA [SC #### ######## [35] * Visa DEBIT BUSINESS FIRST TENNESSEE BANK USA [SC #### ######## [30] Visa DEBIT BUSINESS BANK OF OKLAHOMA USA CORPORATE: ######## ### * Visa CREDIT CORPORATE INTRUST BANK USA [SC #### ######## [3] * Visa CREDIT CORPORATE ALLEGACY F.C.U. USA [SC 101] CLASSIC: ######## #### * Master Card PULSE EFT USA [SC #### ######## [4] * Master Card CREDIT NORWEST BANK NEVADA USA [SC 101 *** Sell Creadit Card (CVV) Online Good Payment FOR sHOPPING ONLINE ***  Format is:  Card Number | Exp. Date | CVV/CVV2 | First Name | Last Name | Street |  City | State | ### #### | Country | Phone | Type Of Card | Bank Name | LIST PRICE :  ==> Us:  (visa,master) = 5$  (amex,discover) = 7$  (bin) = 15$  (dob) = 20$  (fullz) = 30$  ===> UK:  (visa,master) = 15$  (amex,discover) = 20$  (bin) = 25$  (dob) = 30$  (fullz) = 40$  ===> CA:  (visa,master) = 15$  (amex,discover) = 20$  (bin) = 25$  (dob) = 30$  (fullz) = 35$  ===> AU:  (visa,master) = 20$  (amex,discover) = 25$  (bin) = 20$  (dob) = 30$  (fullz) = 40$  ===> Eu,Mx,Nz,Fr,Ger,Itali,Spain,sweden,Denmark,  (visa,master) = 20$  (amex,discover) = 25$  (bin) = 25$  (dob) = 30$  (fullz) = 40$  ===> cc, cvv country :  -Au = 15$ / 1  * Italy random = $20 (fullz info = $35)  * Spain random = $20 (fullz info = $35)  * Denmark random = $25 (fullz info = $35)  * Sweden random = $20 (fullz info = $35)  * France random = $20 (fullz info = $35)  * Germany random = $20 (fullz info = $35)  * Ireland random = $20 (fullz info = $35)  * Mexico random = $15 (fullz info = $30)  * Asia random = $15 (fullz info = $30) All our cc are checked before sending.  We guarantee that our cc are good with good balances !! !  - RULE 1: I never sell the same CC, CVV to more than a person.  - RULE 2: I don't share CC, CVV for test free. - RULE 3: All my CC, CVV always are fresh and live.  - RULE 4: All my CC, CVVs are checked. DEMO cc us fullz First Name : FRANCIS Middle Name : L Last Name : KINGMAN Spouse Name : Father Name : Billing Address : 13682 PARADISE VILLAS GROVE City : colorado springs State : CO ### #### : 80921 Country : US ##### ###### : ########## Credit Card Information : ********* Card Type : Credit Credit Card Number : ############### Exp. Date : 12 / 2015 Name On Card : FRANCIS L. KINGMAN Cvv2 : 4154 ATM Pin: 671 Bank Name : Routing Number : Account Number: Mother Maiden Name : FERRIL ###### ######## Number : ######### Birth Day : 11 Birth Month : 9/September Birth Year : 1941 First Name : William  Middle Name : K Last Name : Black Spouse Name : Father Name : Billing Address : 65 Autumn Creek Lane,Apt C City : East Amherst State : NY ### #### : 14051 Country : US ##### ###### : ###-###-#### Credit Card Information : ********* Card Type : Credit Credit Card Number : ################ Exp. Date : 03 / 2015 Name On Card : M&T Bank Cvv2 : 961 ATM Pin: 6167 Bank Name : M&T Bank Routing Number : Account Number: ######## Mother Maiden Name : Piper ###### ######## Number : ###-##-#### Birth Day : 24 Birth Month : 2/February Birth Year : 1941 Account Information : Fresh UK FULZ Account Open In: LD Online ID: rgunn1x ATM or Check Card PIN: 001755 Passcode: eg15 —————Credit/Debit Card and Other Accounts Details———— CC Number: ################ Exp Date: 05/2016 Cvv: ### CC PinNumber: eg1x Account Number: ######### Routing Number: ###### —————Credit/Debit Card ————— Full Name: Ted Maclean Address Line 1: 33 dorset house Address Line 2: 4 kettering road City: london Zipcode: en3 6xa Phone ################## #-##### rg.gunn —————Identification——————— DOB: ##-##-#### MMN: pinkney Driver’s Liecence No: g50076xxxxxx ——-SiteKeyChallengec Questions—– I Sell Cvv2 (US,UK,AU,Italia,EURO,... and dob+sn+full info all other country cvv=15$ Format is: Card Number | Exp. Date | CVV/CVV2 | First Name | Last Name | Street | City | State | ### #### | Country | Phone | Type Of Card | Bank Name | All our cc are checked before sending. We guarantee that our cc are good with good balances! - RULE 1: I never sell the same CC, CVV to more than a person. - RULE 2: I don't share CC, CVV for test free. - RULE 3: All my CC, CVV always are fresh and live. - RULE 4: All my CC, CVVs are checked. - RULE 6: I only replace for dead CC, CVV. I don't replace for VBV or declined CC, CVV. Thank you for your interested ! --------------------------------------------------------------------------- *****Sell INFO DOB + SSN + FINDRIVLICNO + NAME + ADDRESS GOOD WORK 100% ***  Format is:  FinID | FirstName | MI | LastName | SocialSecurityNumber | FinDrivLicNo | FinDrivLicState | FinDrivLicExpDate | HouseNumber | StreetName | AptNo | POBox | City | State | Zip | PhoneNumber | BirthDate | #####  Line ##### ##### | Chad | H | Harrison | ######### # H-###-###-###-822 # 7803 | New Battle Grove Road | Baltimore | MD # ##### # ########## # 102574 # char...########.### |  Line ##### ##### | brenda | sheffield | ######### | s143098497827 | 5 | genevieve court | stevensville | md | ##### # ########## | 102762 | bsheffi...######.### |  *** Format is always: full info ***  |CARD TYPE |FIRST NAME |LAST NAME |CC NUMBER |EXPIRY DATE |CVV|ADDRESS |ZIP CODE  |CITY/TOWN |STATE  |COUNTRY |PHONE |DOB |SSN |MOTHER'S MAIDEN NAME |VERIFIED BY VISA |CVV2  |EMPLOYMENT |POSITION HELD | ================================================== =========  MY RULE :  - We will give order immediately after payment if payment was thru PerfectMoney (PM) WebMoney ##### Bitcoin (BTC)  - If you Payment Via WesternUnion & Money Gram & you will receive your stuff in 1 to 2 hours . *** Please Contact me *** - ##### # ###################.### - ICQ : ######### 
reply about 1 hour
LadyRainicorn
LadyRainicorn posted in Debating:
Actually I don't know about all that, but it still seems wrong to just assume that about all girls, even if there are many where you live and in other places that you have deemed as being such
reply about 2 hours
Desmondlove1
Desmondlove1 posted in Debating:
I said it  base on what i have see.In the whole world do you know how many girls that abort child everyday like my own country Nigeria they are many caught and given their news so the same in Philippine.So check it well because if i start counting it  is too numerous to count .
reply about 2 hours
FroggyBurton
FroggyBurton posted in Debating:
Well, it all depends on religion. Mine is Christianity. So yes, I believe in God. God actually created these animals, but not to become as a test subject. Believe it or not, your call, but animals actually do have feelings. Such as Monkeys, Dogs, Cats etc. If you own a dog or cat, how would you feel if your pet was taken away to become a test subject? Knowing the possibilities that they could die. Not too happy, wouldn't you say?
reply about 3 hours
-Karpov-
-Karpov- posted in Debating:
"FroggyBurton" wrote:I honestly believe that animals shouldn't with a strong and valid reason behind it Go on...
reply about 3 hours

play online games