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The plane through the ellipse that marks the revolution of Earth around the Sun is called the ecliptic.
There is no horizontal tide-generating force on Earth at points directly below and opposite the Moon.
All else being equal, tides have a greater range when the Moon is at apogee than when the Moon is at perigee.
The angular distance of the orbital plane of the Sun or Moon above or below Earth's equatorial plane is called the:
The side of Earth that faces the Moon experiences a high tide, the side of Earth that is opposite from the Moon will have a(n):
An area that experiences semidiurnal tides will have:
two high tides and two low tides of nearly equal height daily.
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