Chapter 28 Test: Planets, Stars, And Galaxies

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1.  What is a neutron star?
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2.  What is a galaxy?
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3.  __________ _______ are yellow supergiants whose cycles of brightness range from 1-50 days, but mostly 5 days.
4.  If a start is more massive, it is likely to have____.
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5.  A _____ _______ is the final stage of an extremely large star, with a gravitational field so intense that not even light can escape.
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6.  A_____ ____ is a burst of light that results from the sudden collapse of an iron core of a massive star.
7.  Stars that change in brightness as they expand and contract are called____.
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8.  A pulsar is a ____.
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9.  The sun's apparent magnitude is ____.
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10.  Stars that are nearing the end of their life and were once red giants are called______.
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11.  The lower the stars magnitude number, the ____ the star is.
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12.  Super Giants are_____.
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13.  A star begins its life in a cloud of gas and dust. The cloud is called a ____.
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14.  A _______ _____ is the full range of wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.
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15.  The Big Bang model states that _____.
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16.  What is the most abundant gas in the solar system?
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17.  The result of gases after a star explodes is called a ____.
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18.  The hottest star has a ____ color.
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19.  The band on the Hertzprung- Russell diagram that runs from the upper left (high luminosity, high surface temperature) to the lower right (low luminosity, low surface temperature) is called____.
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20.  The temperature of the Universe is gradually____.
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21.  An _____ _______ shows the wavelengths of visible light that a glowing gas emits.
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22.  ________ is a neutron star that is spinning very rapidly.
23.  When a large star explodes as a supernova, most of the time it creates____.
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24.  The remains of a star after a supernova is ____.
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25.  A ____ _______ is a star with more than 100 times the mass of our sun.
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26.  Giant stars have diameters____.
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27.  How far away is an Astronomical Unit from Earth to the Sun?
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28.  When a star like the sun begins to die, its core temperature ______.
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29.  The Big Dipper is part of the constellation____.
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30.  A very distant, extremely luminous celestial object that scientists consider to be a type of active galactic nuclei is a ___________.
31.  A black hole is ____.
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32.  The Earth turns from___.
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33.  If two stars have the same size temperature and are the same distance from Earth, the ____ star would be more luminous.
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34.  Glowing areas in the birth place of a star are called____.
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35.  The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram plots the____.
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36.  How many light years is the sun from the Milky Way's center?
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37.  What is apparent magnitude?
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38.  The sun is about____% hydrogen.
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