2The 4th largest of Jupiter's satellites; covered with a smooth shell of frozen water (6)
5Any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night (4)
6The closest of Jupiter's moons; has active volcanoes (2)
7An extremely bright star of very large diameter and low density (10)
9(astronomy) the luminous cloud of particles surrounding the frozen nucleus of a comet; forms as the comet approaches the sun and is warmed (4)
11An immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space (6)
12The natural satellite of the Earth (4)
13Stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that has reached the earth's surface (9)
14The abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell) (5)


1Move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies (10)
3A constellation on the equator

east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel (5)
4The second smallest planet and the farthest known from the sun; has the most elliptical orbit of all the planets (5)
7Any star around which a planetary system evolves (3)
8A state or condition markedly
different from the norm (10)
9(astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisting of a frozen mass that travels around the sun in a highly elliptical orbit (5)
10active galactic nuclei (abbreviation). A class of galaxies which spew massive
amounts of energy from their centers, far more than ordinary galaxies. Many astronomers believe supermassive black holes may lie at the center of these galaxies and power their explosive energy output. (3)

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