Asteroid Lab Summary Questions (20 points):
Answer all questions using complete sentences. Double space
1. Describe the effect that the mass and impact velocity of an
asteroid have on the size of the crater it creates.
2. Why do even small a
WHAT IS A SUPERNOVA?
A supernova is
caused by the
death of a star
and is the
elements in the
The classification of a
Supernova is directly related
to its mass.
Type II: Death of a High-Mass Star
A supernova is an explosion caused by the death of a star and is the primary
source of heavy elements in the universe. There are two major types of supernovae,
labeled Type I and Type II. "A Type I supernova occurs when a star accumulates matte
Our sun is a middle-sized star and there are many other stars out in the universe just like it. Its mass is so large over 1 million Earths could fit inside of it if it were hollow. The temperature on the sun is far too much for any living thing to be