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Unit 6 The Earth's Moon
3.2 - The Earth's Moon
Terms in this set (17)
The part of the Moon that always faces Earth.
The part of the moon that people on Earth don't see.
Light-colored streaks that extend outward from some craters on the moon.
Light colored, too high for the lava to reach and covered with craters.
Formed on the Moon's surface when objects from space crashed into the moon.
The large, dark, flat areas on the moon formed when lava flowed up through the moon's crust and solidified.
When less of the moon's near side is lit each night during weeks three and four.
When the moon's near side is lit each night during weeks one and two.
The lit part of the moon or a planet that can be seen from Earth.
The sequence of moon phases.
Length of a Moon Rotation and Revolution
Length of a Lunar Cycle
Distance from Earth to the Moon
Causes the Moon to appear lit
Causes the Moon to orbit the Earth
East side of the Moon is lit
West side of the Moon is lit