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Earth and its moon

axis the imaginary line that passes through earth's center from the north pole to the south pole. earths rotates once on its axis every 24 hours
rotation the spinning of earth on its axes; one rotation of earth equals one day , earth rotates from west to east on its axis, making the sun ,moon, and stars look as though they are moving from east to west
revolution one complete trip of the earth around the sun; one revolution equals one year
orbit the earths path around the sun; In the shape of an ellipse or flattened circle`
hemisphere one half of a sphere; especially of the earth
phases of the moon the regular changes in the way the moon looks from earth; caused by changes in the parts of the moon that reflects light from the sun to the earth
eclipse one object in space casting its shadow on another object in space; examples are eclipse of the moon and eclipse of the sun
shadow a dark shape made by something blocking out light
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