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Celestial Bodies that have their own heat and which emit light in large amounts is called as _______.
Celestial bodies that have their own heat and which emit light in large amount is called stars.
Asteroids and Meteoroids consists of ____.
Eros, an Asteroid. Meteoroids are lumps of rock or iron that orbit the sun, just as planets, asteroids, and comets do. Meteoroids, especially the tiny particles called micrometeoroids, are extremely common throughout the solar system.
Match the following.
A. Largest Planet: Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.
B. Brightest Planet: Venus, the second planet from the sun, is the hottest and brightest planet in the solar system.
C. Densest Planet: Earth is the densest planet in the Solar System.
D. Smallest Planet: Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar System and the closest to the Sun.
Which statement is incorrect about solar system?
At the equator, the rings would appear to divide the sun, casting a dramatic shadow over half the world. Likewise, the rings themselves would cast shadows on Earth.
Time can be measured us ing many units depending on the duration of a phenomenon. Hours, minutes and seconds are common units of time. Which of the following is also a unit of time?
The word Fortnight was derived from Fourteen nights and it denotes the time period of 2 weeks which includes fourteen days and nights.
Constellations are a group of stars that form a particular shape in the sky. Each of them has been given a specific name. Which organisation is responsible for naming constellations?
Planet’s atmosphere is made up of different gases. On which of the following planets methane gas is found in large amounts?
Uranus is made of water, methane, and ammonia fluids above a small rocky center. Its atmosphere is made of hydrogen and helium like Jupiter and Saturn, but it also has methane. The methane makes Uranus blue.
The sun emits tiny electrical particles in all directions during solar flares. When they fall at the Earth’s north and south poles, they look like glowing ribbons of light which may be green, red or blue in colour. What are these called?
It is the largest explosion of stars that takes place in space.
When lava cools quickly on the Earth’s surface, it forms ‘X’. ‘X’ is a very light rock used as a body scrubber and to polish floors.Identify ‘X’ in the above given lines?
Pumice is a type of volcanic rock, produced when lava with a very high content of water and gases is discharged from volcano. Pumice is a very light rock which is used as body scrubber and to polish floor.