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Science chapter 1

lesson 4

What causes the moon's phases? the changing relative positions of the moon, earth, and sun cause the phases of the moon
Phases different shapes or the moon you see from earth
First stage of the moon new moon none of the moon is visible from earth
Second stage of the moon waxing crescent little crescent is shown on the left
Third stage of the moon first quarter the left half is visible
Fourth stage of the moon waxing gibbous you can see a bigger crescent on the left
Fifth stage of the moon full moon you can see a full circle of the moon
Sixth stage of the moon waning gibbous you can see a bigger crescent on the right
Seventh stage of the moon third quarter the right side is visible
Eight stage of the moon waning crescent you can see a small crescent on the right side
What are Eclipses? there are two types of eclipses solar and lunar
Solar Eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly between earth and the sun blocking sunlight
Umbra very dark part of the moon's shadow
Total Solar eclipse the sky becomes an eerie color an you can see stares and the solar corona
Solar Corona the faint outer atmosphere of the sun
Penumbra large part of the moon's shadow that is less dark than the umbra
Lunar Eclipse occurs at a full moon when earth is directly between the moon and the sun
Total Lunar Eclipse when the moon is in earth's umbra and can be seen anywhere
Which is more likely a total lunar or solar eclipse solar
Partial Lunar Eclipse occurs when the moon passes partly into the umbra of earth's shadows
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