A Star Sheds a Comet Tail!

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In this comet tails and stars activity, students read about the star Mira and the vast clouds of gases it emits. They use a photograph from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer satellite to solve 5 problems about the scale of the image, the speed that Mira is moving, and the size of the gas tail it is emitting.

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9th - 12th
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