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      WordClue
      altitudeangular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
      Antaresthe brightest star in Scorpius
      astronomera physicist who studies astronomy
      astrophysicistan astronomer who studies the physical properties of celestial bodies
      Betelgeusethe second brightest star in Orion
      Callistothe second largest of Jupiter's satellites
      Capellathe brightest star in Auriga
      Cassiopeiaa W-shaped constellation in the northern hemisphere near Polaris
      CelsiusSwedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)
      Ceresthe largest asteroid and the first discovered
      constellationa configuration of stars as seen from the earth
      Deimosthe outer of two small satellites of Mars
      depressionangular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
      Dippera group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
      Dovea constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum
      eclipseone celestial body obscures another
      egress(astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
      elevationangular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
      emergencethe act of emerging
      Ganymedethe largest of Jupiter's satellites
      hemispherehalf of the terrestrial globe
      immersion(astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
      LovellEnglish astronomer who pioneered radio astronomy (born in 1913)
      Lupusa constellation in the southern hemisphere near Centaurus
      Martianof or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants)
      Mercurythe smallest planet and the nearest to the sun
      MitchellUnited States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)
      MullerGerman mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
      node(astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane
      Pegasusa constellation in the northern hemisphere near Andromeda and Pisces
      Phoenixa constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor
      Piscesa large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries
      planetariuman apparatus or model for representing the solar systems
      Pleiadesa star cluster in the constellation Taurus
      Plougha group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
      Polluxthe brightest star in Gemini; close to Castor
      Proximathe nearest star to the sun; distance: 4.3 light years
      retrogrademove in a direction contrary to the usual one; 'retrograding planets'
      retrogrademove backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
      Rigelthe brightest star in Orion
      satelliteany celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
      Scorpiusa large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius
      Siriusthe brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
      supernovaa star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process
      Vegathe brightest star in the constellation Lyra
      Vestathe brightest asteroid but the fourth to be discovered
      Virgoa large zodiacal constellation on the equator; between Leo and Libra
      Wagona group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
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