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comet an object in space that travels around the sun. A comet is made up of dust and gas, and sometimes forms a long, bright tail.
earth (often capitalized) the fifth largest planet in our solar system and the third in distance from the sun. [1/4 definitions]
east the direction in front of a person facing the rising sun. [1/7 definitions]
Jupiter the largest planet in the solar system and fifth in distance from the sun. Jupiter has sixteen moons and is more than one thousand times larger than Earth. [1/2 definitions]
Mars the seventh largest planet in the solar system and fourth in distance from the sun. Mars is known as "the red planet" because of its unusual color. [1/2 definitions]
mercury (capitalized) the planet of the solar system that is nearest to the sun. Mercury is the second smallest planet. [1/3 definitions]
moon the earth's natural satellite. It revolves around the earth from west to east in about 28 days. The moon joins the earth in its orbit around the sun. The moon does not give off light. Instead, its shine comes from the light it reflects from the sun. [1/2 definitions]
Neptune the fourth largest planet in the solar system and eighth in distance from the sun. [1/2 definitions]
north the direction to the left of a person facing the rising sun. [1/6 definitions]
parasol a light umbrella used to protect against the sun.
phase one of the stages of the moon or smaller planets as they change their relation to the sun. A phase is shown by how much of the moon's or planet's lighted area can be seen. [1/2 definitions]
Pluto a dwarf planet in the Earth's solar system, formerly considered a planet and the one that was smallest and farthest from the sun. [1/2 definitions]
Saturn the second largest planet in the solar system and sixth in distance from the sun. Saturn is known for the icy rings that circle its middle. [1/2 definitions]
solar of, having to do with, or coming from the sun. [1/2 definitions]
solar energy energy that comes from the sun.
south the direction to the right of a person facing the rising sun. [1/6 definitions]
sunny receiving a lot of light from the sun. [1/3 definitions]
tide the change in the height of the surface of oceans and other large bodies of water that happens about every twelve hours. Tides are caused by the pull of the moon and sun. [1/3 definitions]
umbrella a screen made of fabric stretched over a folding frame. An umbrella is used to shield against the rain or sun.
Uranus the third largest planet in the solar system and seventh in distance from the sun. [1/2 definitions]
Venus the sixth largest planet in the solar system and second in distance from the sun. Venus has a dense, cloudy atmosphere. The clouds that cover Venus reflect light and make it the brightest planet. [1/2 definitions]