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EARTH/MOON AND SUN!!

1-1 SPACE IS AWESOME!!!!

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ROTATION THE SPINNING MOTION OF A PLANET ABOUT ITS AXIS!!!!!
AXIS IMAGINARY LINE PASSING THROUGH THE EARTHS CENTER AND POLES!!!!!!!!
ROTATION CAUSES DAY AND NIGHT IT TAKES 24 HOURS TO MAKE A COMPLETE ROTATION!!!!!!!!!
REVOLUTION THE MOVEMENT OF ONE OBJECT AROUND ANOTHER!!!!!!!
REVOLUTION OF PLANETS ALL PLANETS REVOLVE AROUND THE SUN!!!!!!
REVOLUTION OF THE MOONS ALL MOONS REVOLVE AROUND THE PLANETS!!!!!
GRAVITY THE TENDENCY OF A MOVING OBJECT YO CONTINUE IN A STRAIGHT PATH LINE OR A STATIONARY OBJECT TO REMAIN IN PLACE UNLESS ACTED UPON ANOTHER FORCE!!!!!
ORBIT THE PATH OF AN OBJECT!!!!!!!
LATITUDE THE MEASUREMENT OF DISTANCE FROM THE EQUATOR EXPRESSED IN DEGREES NORTH OR SOUTH!!!!
SOLSTICE THE TWO DAYS OF THE YEAR ON WHICH THE NOON SUN IS DIRECTLY OVERHEAD AT EITHER 23.5 DEGREES NORTH OR SOUTH
EQUINOX TWO DAYS OF THE YEAR ON WHICH NEITHER HEMISPHERE IS TILTED TOWARD OR AWAY FROM THE SUN
VERNAL EQUINOX THE DAY OF THE YEAR THAT MARKS THE BEGINNING OF SPRING IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
AUTUMNAL EQUINOX THE DAY OF THE YEAR THAT MARKS THE BEGINNING OF FALL IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
ASTRONOMY THE STUDY OF THE MOON, STARS AND OTHER OBJECTS IN SPACE
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