A huge ball of gas held together by gravity.
The central core of a star is extremely hot
and produces energy. Some of this energy is
released as visible light which makes the star
Stars come in different sizes, colours and
A group of stars seen as forming a
figure or design in the sky, many of
which are based on mythological
traditions from ancient Greek and
Middle Eastern Civilisation.
There are 88 officially recognised
METEOROID, METEOR, METEORITE
Meteoroid is a solid object moving in interplanetary space,
of a size considerably smaller than an asteroid and
considerably larger than an atom.
Meteor is the visible streak of light that occurs when a
meteoroid enter the earth’s atmosphere.
Meteorite is a portion of a meteoroid or asteroid that
survives its passage through the atmosphere and impacts with
the ground without being destroyed.