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The moon and the earth

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Craters
a large round pit caused by the impact of a meteoroid on the moon's surface
Marias
large, dark, flat areas on the moon
Highlands
mountains on the moon
revolution
the movement of an object around another object
rotation
a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
phase
(astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun)
lunar cycle
the continuous waxing and waning phases of the moon