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Tangischools - 4th Grade Science Chapter 8 - Planet Earth and Its Moon

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ellipse
A shape that is like a circle stretched out in opposite directions.
rotation
Spinning of a planet, moon, or star around its axis.
eclipse
Event in which one object in space gets between the sun and another object.
revolution
Movement of one object around another.
lunar eclipse
Event in which the moon passes through Earth's shadow.
orbit
Path an object follows as it revoloves around another object.
solar eclipse
Event in which the moon passes between the Sun and Earth.
NASA
The government agency that run the U.S. space program.