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The Moon Vocabulary

Lunar Cycle The four week period during which the Moon orbits Earth one time and goes through all of its phases.
Illuminate To light up.
Lunar Eclipse An Eclipse in which the moon appears darkened as it passes into the Earth's shadow.
Solar Eclipse An Eclipse in which the sun is blocked out by the moon.
Craters Round structures with various sizes and details found on the surface of the moon.
Maria Large dark grey areas that are smooth on the surface of the moon.
Comets Large icy objects with a tail that orbit the sun.
Asteriods Chunks of rocky material that orbit the sun.
Meteriod Small object in space.
Meteorite When a Meteoroid hits an object like the moon.
Created by: The Good Guy 12