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Complete the word spiral by filling in the star term described by each numbered clue. Write the first letter of the first answer in the box numbered 1. Fill in one letter per box moving clockwise around the spiral. The first letter of each answer should be written in a numbered box. Be careful! Each new word may overlap the word before it by one or more letters.

  1. planet closest to Earth
  2. name of the star in our solar system
  3. opposite of south
  4. opposite of cold

  1. name given a new star
  2. balls of gas giving off heat and light
  3. powerful star explosion
  4. force which pulls gas atoms together
  5. the largest stars end their lives as _________ holes


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