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Earth, Moon, Sun

Rotation The spinning of the earth on its axis
Revolution The movement of the earth around the sun
Axis The invisible line that goes through the poles
Equator The invisible line that divides the earth horizontally to create the northern and southern hemisphere
Tilt The way the earth sits on its axis. It aproximtie this is about 23.5*
Hemisphere The way the earth is divided up creating time zones and seasons
Seasons Temperature changes due to the rotation of the earth
Lunar Eclipse Sun, earth then the moon which is in earth's shadow. This lasts a couple of hours
Solar eclipse Sun moon then earth the moon blocks the sun's light creating a corona around the moon and this last only 5 minutes
Neap tide tides that happen at first/last quarter creating small waves
Spring tide tide that happen at new/full phases creating giant waves
New moon this happens when the moon is in front of the sun
Full moon this happens when the moon is getting full light from sun
1st quarter between waxing crescent/gibbous
3rd quarter between waning crescent/gibbous
waxing seeing more of the moon
waning seeing less of the moon
waxing crescent between new and 1st quarter moon
waxing gibbous between 1st quarter and full moon
waning crescent between 3rd quarter and new moon
waning gibbous between full and 3rd quarter moon
wave a disturbance in water
tide the rise and fall of water
umbra darkest part of a shadow, where the light source is completely blocked by the occluding body
penumbra a portion of the light source is obscured by the occluding body
total eclipse an eclipse where the eclipsed body is completely obscured
partial eclipse an eclipse in which the eclipsed body is only partially obscured
polaris a northern star
Created by: spotrun0