Large Celestial Bodies
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1. an event on a star that causes the star to greatly increase in brightness constellation
2. a celestial body with a gravitational field so strong that light cannot escape it nebula
3. a rapidly rotating neutron star that emits beams of electromagnetic energy at regular intervals star
4. an event so massive that it rips apart its star, and which can release enough energy to briefly outshine an entire galaxy galaxy
5. a light-emitting ball of plasma held together by gravity quasar
6. a large cloud of gas and dust in outer space The Milky Way
7. a pair of stars in orbit around their common center of gravity black hole
8. a large, isolated, gravitationally bound group of stars nova
9. named set of specific stars which, from the point of view of the observer, form a group neutron star
10. the remnant of a collapsed star that was not massive enough to form a black hole supernova
11. a galactic nucleus, or center, from which massive amounts of energy are emitted; so far only found in some very distant galaxies pulsar
12. the galaxy in which our solar system is located binary star



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