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moon the earth's natural satellite illuminated by the sun
orbit To move or travel around an object in a curved path.The earth orbits the sun.The sun orbits the earth.
lunar cycle The 4 week period in which the moon orbits earth one time and completes all of its phases.
moon phase The shape of the bright part of the moon.
new moon Occurs when the moon is positioned between the earth and the sun.The new moon is invisible.
full moon A phase of the moon in the lunar cycle when all of the sunlit side of the moon is visible from earth.
first quarter moon A phase of the moon n the lunar cycle halfway between a new moon and a full moon.The moon appears to be a "half moon"as seen from earth.
third quarter moon The phase of the moon halfway between the full moon and the new moon.The moon appears from earth to be a "half moon".
crescent A word used to describe the curved shape of the visible part of the moon before and after a new moon.
gibbous moon Any phase of the moon that has more than half of its face illuminated.
waxing When the face of the moon looks larger each day.
waning When the face of the moon looks smaller each day.
Created by: mzenni01