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Earth, Moon and Sun vocab

Author: Lillie Ray
Type of eclipse that occurs when the moon passes between the sun and earth, and the moon fully or partially blocks the sun
The phase of the moon in which its whole disk is illuminated
Spinning of an object around its axis
Tidal bilges are created on opposite sides of the earth due to the moons gravitational force
Spring, when the sun is directly over earths equator and the day and night are equal in length
In a direction opposite of a rotating clock
The tide at its fullest, when the water reaches its highest level
The state of the tide when at its lowest level
An imaginary line around which an object spins; for example, earth spins around its axis
Lowest tidal range, occurring near the times of the first and third quarter phases of the moon
Fall, when the sun is directly over earths equator and the day and nights are of equal length
A? blank? occurs when the moon passes behind the earth into its umbra (shadow)
Highest tidal range that occurs near the times of the new and full moons
The orbiting of one object around another, like earth revolving around the sun
The moons phase when it conjunction with the sun so that its dark side is toward the earth