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Investigation 4 Planetary Science

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Craters:
are round structures of various sizes with various details
Maria:
large dark gray or black areas that are fairly smooth
Highlands:
light-colored areas with lots of rough mountains and craters.
Rays:
the white lines that extend in all directions from some craters
Rilles:
structures that look like canyons or stream across courses
Myth:
stories that explain something unusual in nature
Waning:
growing smaller or getting less
Waxing:
growing larger or getting bigger
Apogee:
When the moon is farthest from the earth
Perigee:
when the moon is the closest to the earth