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The first day of the Season of Summer. On this day (JUNE 21 in the northern hemisphere*) the Sun is farthest north and the length of time between Sunrise and Sunset is the longest of the year SUMMER SOLSTICE
The first day of the Season of Winter. On this day (DECEMBER 22 in the northern hemisphere*) the Sun is farthest south and the length of time between Sunrise and Sunset is the shortest of the year WINTER SOLSTICE
Summer: December 22 southern hemisphere solstice
Winter: June 21 southern hemisphere solstice
The first day of the Season of Spring - and the beginning of a long period of sunlight at the Pole. In the northern hemisphere: MARCH 20 (the Sun crosses the Equator moving northward) SPRING EQUINOX
In the southern hemisphere: SEPTEMBER 22 (the Sun crosses the Equator moving southward) SPRING EQUINOX
The first day of the Season of Autumn - and the beginning of a long period of darkness at the Pole. In the northern hemisphere: SEPTEMBER 22 (the Sun crosses the Equator moving southward). AUTUMN EQUINOX
In the southern hemisphere: MARCH 20 (the Sun crosses the Equator moving northward). AUTUMN EQUINOX
the study of the moon,stars,and other objects in space astronomy
the imaginary line that passes through the earth's center and the north and south poles axis
the spinning motion of a planet around its axis rotation
the movement of the one object around another object revolution
the path of an object as it revolves around another object in space orbit
each 24-hr cycle of day and light is day
why is an extra day added to February every four years we added the extra day to the shortest mouth instead of wasting a day
what causes day and night the rotation of earth around the sun
why is it warmer near the equator than near the poles equator, sunlight hits earth's surface more directly
is a measurement of distance from the equator expressed in degrees north or south latitude
each of the days of the year when the sun is overhead at either 23.5 degrees south or 23.5 degrees north solstice
each of the two days of the year when neither hemisphere is tilted toward or away from the sun equinox
what causes the phases of the moon,eclipses, and tides. the positions of the moon,earth and the sun cause the following
what side of the moon always faces earth nearside
what shape is the moon orbit oval
the different shapes of the moon you see from earth are phases
how often dies the moon go through a whole set of phases each time it revolve around earth, that it about once a month
what does the phases of the moon you see depend on how much sunlit side of the moon faces earth
new looks like you see nothing
first quarter looks like half of the lighted side of the moon (right)
full moon looks like you can see the whole moon
third quarter looks like half of lighted side of the moon (left)
waning gibbous looks like almost all of it is lighted except the little curve on the right is not light
waning crescent looks like almost nothing is showing except the little curve on the left is light
waxing gibbous looks like almost all of it is lighted except a little curve in the left side is not light
waxing crescent looks like almost all of it is not lighted except a little curve on the right is not light
the moon phases in order full moon, waxing gibbous, first quarter, waxing crescent, new moon ,waning crescent, third quarter, waning gibbous ,
true of false, half of the moon is almost always in sunlight false
how long after the last new moon until a new moon occurs again about 29.5 days
when the moon's shadow hits earth or earth's shadow hits the moon what occurs a eclipse
what are the two types or eclipse solar and lunar
what occurs when the moon passes between earth and the sun blocking the sunlight from reaching earth solar eclipse
the darkest part of the moon's shadow and cone shape umbra
larger part of the shadow and part of the sun is visible from earth penumbra
what is the arrangement of earth, moon,and sun during a lunar eclipse earth is directly between the moon and the sun
the rise and fall of level of the ocean tides
what force pulls the moon and earth toward each other gravity
what does the force of gravity between two objects depend on on the masses of the objects and the distance between
true or false, the sun has no influence on earth tides false
what factors can make tides vary even in places that are close to each other where they and how close there are to the moon
for every force or action there is an equal and opposite force or reaction
how many stages do multistage rockets have 6
what happens to each stage when it uses up its fuel the empty fuel container drops off
what did the development of multistage rockets make possible to send rockets to the moon and farther into space
what is a satellite is any natural or artificial object that revolves around an object in space
what is the 1st artificial satellite sputnik 1
what are three thing satellite can do communication, navigation, collecting weather data
a large satellite in which people can live for long periods is space station
what are the USA, Russia, and many other countries cooperation to build in space international space station
why are shuttles called shuttles they can go back and forth or shuttle between earth and space
true or false, since 1981, space shuttles have been the main way that the US launches astronauts and equipment into space true
the diameter of the moon is ______ earth's diameter half
theory of the moon's origin a large earth, material from earth outer layer breaks off, the martial from earth is thrown into orbit creating the moon
in ____ who made the telescope 1609 an Galileo Galileo
3 features on the moon craters,highlands,maria
round pits on the surface of the moon are craters
what are craters cause by the impacts of meteoroids from space
which president of U.S launched the space exploration j f k
the 1st space craft surveyor
who is the 1st person to walk on the moon Neil Armstrong
how have scientist learned about the material that make up the moon's surface the astronauts collect , material
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