Fill in the blanks:

(a) The planet which is farthest from the Sun is ____________ .

Answer

Neptune

 

(b) The planet which appears reddish in colour is ____________ .

Answer

Mars

 

(c) A group of stars that appear to form a pattern in the sky is known as a ____________ .

Answer

constellation

 

(d) A celestial body that revolves around a planet is known as __________.

Answer

satellite

 

(e) Shooting stars are actually not ____________.

Answer

stars

 

Explanation

Shooting stars are actually meteors.

They are called shooting stars because they cause bright streaks of light

 

(f) Asteroids are found between the orbits of _________ and _________ .

Answer

Mars, Jupiter

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 17 Class 8 - Stars and the Solar System

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