celestial body

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Similarly, we believe that another celestial body crashed into Chariklo and a good deal of material was cast out and formed rings.
It follows, what seems to be true in fact, that a commercial mineral prospecting activity on a celestial body may give rise to the production of valuable data that may be shared to assist in the scientific investigation of that celestial body.
Mars is the only celestial body in the solar system to have a 24 hour day other than Earth.
Members of ' The Empress' fan page made the effort to get a celestial body named after Madhuri.
The event horizon of a black hole is the point at which any celestial body can no longer defy the former's strong gravitational pull, says Cadiz Asset Management in their 2012 preview.
the celestial body orbiting the Earth, as oppose to the act of baring your posterior through the back window of a school tour bus at oncoming traffic.
The satellite includes Aerojet propulsion systems that will be used annually for ephemeras correction, or restoration of a celestial body to its rightful place, as well as to decommission the satellite.
the soul] represents the perfection (kamal) of the celestial body and is the latter's form.
Atmosphere: The gaseous mass surrounding a celestial body and retained by the celestial body's gravitational field.
Its composition confirms a theory of our moon's origin: as Earth was forming some 4 billion years ago, it was involved in a catastrophic collision with another celestial body.
While this Note advocates that such a system should be applied to all celestial bodies, the examples in this Note focus on the moon--the only celestial body on which mining efforts are likely to commence in the near future.
On September 5th it will perform its first flyby of a previously unvisited celestial body, passing 800 km from the minor planet 2867 Steins.
Recently, modern astronomers came to a new consensus on how to view the solar system: the relatively tiny celestial body Pluto no longer qualifies as a planet, but is rather a "dwarf planet", and at least two more celestial bodies in our solar system (Ceres and Eris) deserve to be called "dwarf planets" as well.
Which celestial body is also known as 'the red planet'?