BCS Objects in the Sky Part 2
Terms in this set (11)
When the Earth comes directly between the sun and the full moon, blocking the moon.
When the new moon comes directly between the sun and the Earth, blocking the sun.
The force of gravity that pulls objects toward one another.
A force by which one object pulls on another object. Because of this on Earth, humans are pulled toward the Earth.
The rise and fall of the water level of the oceans caused by the moon's gravitational pull on the Earth.
This is when the least difference of change occurs between high tide and low tide.
This is when the greatest difference of change occurs between high tide and low tide.
Metallic, rocky, irregular shaped bodies without atmosphere that orbit the sun, they are to small to be planets.
Large bodies of rock and ice that orbit the sun in a long narrow ellipse, they form a tail when they get close to the sun.
A group of stars that form patterns.
Large bright bodies that have a large gravitational pull. An example is the sun.