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the point on Earth located at 90 degrees north latitude, where the lines of longitude meet
the imaginary line that divides the earth in the eastern and western hemisphere, at 0 degrees longitude. (runs through Greenwich, England)
imaginary lines that run west to east and are used to measure distance north & south of the Equator
Imaginary lines that run from the North to the South Pole & are used to measure distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
when something looks like it is moving (like the sun looks it is moving, but the Earth is actually moving)
the blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth is directly between the sun and the moon
an imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole; 0 degrees latitude
when the moon passes between earth and the sun, blocking the sunlight from reaching earth
3rd planet from the sun; has an atmosphere that protects life and surface temperatures that allow water to exist as a solid, liquid, and gas
7th planet from the Sun; is large and gaseous with thin, dark rings and rotates tilted on its side
a piece of rock similar to the material that formed into planets; usually found in the asteroid belt
any of the natural objects that can be seen in or including starts, planets, moons, asteroids, galaxies, and comets
the point on Earth located at 90 degrees South latitude where the lines of longitude meet
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox;
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