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Lesson 3: Why Earth's Tilt Matters (Space Systems Exploration)
Vocabulary for Smithsonian STC-MS Space Systems Exploration Unit
Terms in this set (8)
A measure of the reflectivity of Earth's surfaces.
Bodies in the solar system orbiting the Sun.
The flat space, surrounding the Sun and extending to the edge of the solar system, that a body orbits.
One of the four periods of the year on the Earth (spring, summer, autumn and winter), beginning astronomically at the equinox or solstice, but geographically at different dates depending on the hemisphere.
A dark shape that is produced on a surface when light is blocked by an object.
A form of energy that reaches our planet from the Sun.
The point at which the Sun is highest in the sky during the day.
Radiant energy emitted by the Sun.
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