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Earth, sun, and moon

Rotation The spinning of the earth on its axis
Revolution Revolving and rotation around the sun or the movement of the earth around their sun circular and
Axis Invisible line that goes throught the north and south poles
Equator The imaginary line that goes through the middle of the Earth and 0° latitude
Seasons Period of the year characterized by particular conditions of weather temperature due to the tilt of Earth's axis
Axial tilt The tilt of Earth's axis pointing towards Polaris and it causes seasons it is tilted at a 23.5° angle
Lunar Eclipse An eclipse that the moon must be a full moon. It lines up with the eclipse point it happens once every 18 months. The moon gives off an orangey completion
Solar eclipse An eclipse where the moon must be a new moon and it covers up the sun it gives a silvery ring around the sun.
Neap tide Lowest tide
Spring tide The highest and lowest tide
New moon No light is reflected off the moon therefore there looks like there is not moon
Full moon All of the half side of the moon is lit
First quarter Half of the moon is lit. To the right
Third quarter Half of the moon is lit to the left
Waxing Gradually growing
Waning Gradually fading
Waxing crescent Less than a quarter of a moon on the right
Waxing gibbous More than a quarter less than a full moon on the right
Waning crescent Less than quarter more than new moon on the left
Waning gibbous More than a quarter less than a full on the left
Wave An uprising of water by wind
Tide A bulge of water caused by. The gravitational pull of the moon
Umbra The effect of the total eclipse
Penumbra That area if the partial effect of the eclipse
Total eclipse An area in the umbra the black part of a diagram where one can see all if the eclipse
Partial eclipse An area in the penumbra the white stuff in the diagram where one can see part of the eclipse
Polaris The star where axis points to also referred to as the North Star
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