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Astronomy "The Moon"
Space Race
Sputnik
Apollo 11
Lunar
The Competition that was fought between the United States and…
The first satellite in space, put there by the Soviets.
The mission that put the first man on the moon on July 21, 19…
Moon.
Space Race
The Competition that was fought between the United States and…
Sputnik
The first satellite in space, put there by the Soviets.
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Astronomy moon
waxing
waning
gibbous
crescent
(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visib…
(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visib…
Moon phase in which more than half of the Moon appears to be…
Moon phase in which less than half of the Moon appears to be…
waxing
(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visib…
waning
(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visib…
Astronomy: Earth, Moon & Sun
1. astronomy
1. axis
1. rotation
1. revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
the movement of an object around another object
1. astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
1. axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
10 terms
Astronomy "The Moon"
Apollo 11
Equinox
Waxing
Waning
The mission that put the first man on the moon on July 21, 19…
When the Earth gets equal amounts of sunlight.
When the moon is gaining light in its fazes.
When the moon is losing light in its fazes.
Apollo 11
The mission that put the first man on the moon on July 21, 19…
Equinox
When the Earth gets equal amounts of sunlight.
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Astronomy Chapter 7: The Moon
craters
maria
highlands
rays
Moon's _____ were formed when objects from space crashed into…
Dark, flat areas on the moon's surface formed from huge ancie…
Bright, densely cratered regions, higher elevations.
The light streaks of the debris that radiate out from impact…
craters
Moon's _____ were formed when objects from space crashed into…
maria
Dark, flat areas on the moon's surface formed from huge ancie…
The Moon and Astronomy
The moon is 1/4 the size of the earth.
If the Earth was stationary, the moon…
A full moon occurs every
The Moon keeps its same side facing th…
(7926 miles is the earth and 2158 miles is the moon)
29.5 days for one orbit.
29.5 days
its rotational and revolutionary periods are the same.
The moon is 1/4 the size of the earth.
(7926 miles is the earth and 2158 miles is the moon)
If the Earth was stationary, the moon…
29.5 days for one orbit.
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astronomy the moon
simple craters
complex craters
peak-ring basins
multi-ring basins
crater that's bowl shaped, smooth inner walls, less than 20 km
crater with rough inner walls, a mountain peak or range of pe…
craters that have a concentric ring of mountains interior to…
huge impact crater surrounded by circular mountain chains.
simple craters
crater that's bowl shaped, smooth inner walls, less than 20 km
complex craters
crater with rough inner walls, a mountain peak or range of pe…
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Astronomy (Earth/Sun/Moon)
rotation
revolution
orbital period
seasons
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
The length of time it takes for a planet or other body to tra…
Caused by the tilt of Earth on its axis as it revolves around…
rotation
Earth spinning on it's axis
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
Astronomy- Moon Phases
Full Moon
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
Waning Crescent
Full Moon
New Moon
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Astronomy: Earth, Moon, and Sun
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning of Earth on its axis.
the movement of earth around the sun.
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
axis
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
18 terms
Astronomy: Moon/Sun
Layers of the sun
Why are sunspots darker
Three types of solar ejections
More massive stars live...
core... radiative zone... convective zone... subsurface flow... photo…
they are cooler
total, annular, partial
longer
Layers of the sun
core... radiative zone... convective zone... subsurface flow... photo…
Why are sunspots darker
they are cooler
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Astronomy of the moon
Phase
Eclipse
Solar eclipse
Umbra
One of the different shapes of the moon you see from earth.
When an object in space comes between the sun and a third obj…
When the moon passes between earth and the sun blocking the s…
The darkest part of the moons shadow
Phase
One of the different shapes of the moon you see from earth.
Eclipse
When an object in space comes between the sun and a third obj…
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Astronomy - MOON
Size
Rotation/Revolution Period
Highlands
Seas (Maria)
mass: .0123 m(e)... diameter: 3476 km... density: 3.34 g/cm^3
27.3 days
-Lighter color... -Heavily cratered... -Older
-Darker, smoother regions... -Less heavily cratered... -Younger
Size
mass: .0123 m(e)... diameter: 3476 km... density: 3.34 g/cm^3
Rotation/Revolution Period
27.3 days
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ASTRONOMY 06 THE MOON
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
First Quarter
Waxing Gibbous
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
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Astronomy today Chapter 16- the sun, Astronomy Today - The Moon
Active region
chromosphere
core
corona
Region of the photosphere of the sun surrounding a sunspot gr…
a layer in the atmosphere of the Sun between the photosphere…
roughly 200,000 km in radius, is the site of powerful nuclear…
the sun's outer atmosphere, which has a high temperature and…
Active region
Region of the photosphere of the sun surrounding a sunspot gr…
chromosphere
a layer in the atmosphere of the Sun between the photosphere…
25 terms
Chapter 1 Astronomy Test - Earth, Moon and Sun
Force
Gravity
Law of Universal Gravitation
Mass
Push or pull exerted on an object
Attractive force between objects; its strength depends on the…
Scientific law that states that every object in the univers…
Amount of matter in an object
Force
Push or pull exerted on an object
Gravity
Attractive force between objects; its strength depends on the…
Astronomy- The Moon
New Moon
Full Moon
Third Quarter Moon
First Quarter Moon
When the moon is in front of the earth, casting a shadow on t…
The phase of the moon when the sun has lighten the whole side…
When half of the moon is lit by the sun, but the light is on…
When half of the moon is lit by the sun with the light on the…
New Moon
When the moon is in front of the earth, casting a shadow on t…
Full Moon
The phase of the moon when the sun has lighten the whole side…
Astronomy- Moon
The calendar we use today is based on…
A Blue Moon is the following?
What is a Harvest Moon?
How does The Christian Church calculat…
Sun
2nd full moon in one month
The full moon nearest the fall equinox
The 1st Sunday after the 1st full moon after the spring equinox
The calendar we use today is based on…
Sun
A Blue Moon is the following?
2nd full moon in one month
History of Astronomy / Moon Phases
Heraclides in 330 BCE
Aristarchus in 270 BCE
Eratosthenes in 240 BCE
Giordano Bruno in 1600
He developed the first solar system model, it was geocentric
He developed the heliocentric model of the solar system
He determined the circumference of the Earth using geometry
He was burned at the stake for claiming that our sun was not…
Heraclides in 330 BCE
He developed the first solar system model, it was geocentric
Aristarchus in 270 BCE
He developed the heliocentric model of the solar system
Astronomy - Moon
The moon's mass is roughly 1.2% the ma…
What is the Moon's gravity in proporti…
The crust of the moon is thicker on th…
How is the crust of Earth's moon compo…
True
1/6
True
Thicker on far side/ thinner on Earth side
The moon's mass is roughly 1.2% the ma…
True
What is the Moon's gravity in proporti…
1/6
Astronomy : Earth/Sun/Moon System
Rotation
Axis
Revolution
Orbit
the spin of a body on its axis
an imaginary line connecting the North and South Pole
one complete trip along an orbit
the path that a body follows around another body in space
Rotation
the spin of a body on its axis
Axis
an imaginary line connecting the North and South Pole
Astronomy : Earth/Sun/Moon System
Rotation
Axis
Revolution
Orbit
the spin of a body on its axis
an imaginary line connecting the North and South Pole
one complete trip along an orbit
the path that a body follows around another body in space
Rotation
the spin of a body on its axis
Axis
an imaginary line connecting the North and South Pole
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Astronomy (moon)
The moons surface temeperature is usua…
on the moon, there is no..
the moons impact basins are filled wit…
the moons crust is twice as thick on t…
Very hot or very cold
atmosphere or water
Lava
Far side
The moons surface temeperature is usua…
Very hot or very cold
on the moon, there is no..
atmosphere or water
15 terms
Astronomy Moon
Moon
Side
Atmosphere
Water
1/4 size of earth... 1/6 gravity of earth... Largest moon in compar…
One side faces the earth at all times
no significant atmosphere
May be water in ground at poles or shaded craters
Moon
1/4 size of earth... 1/6 gravity of earth... Largest moon in compar…
Side
One side faces the earth at all times
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Astronomy Phases of the Moon/Eclipses
New Moon
Waning crescent
Waxing gibbous
Full Moon
None of the moon is sunlit or visible from Earth.
The phase when 1/4 of the moon is visible on the left side fr…
The phase when 3/4 of the moon is visible on the right side f…
All of the moon is sunlit and visible from Earth
New Moon
None of the moon is sunlit or visible from Earth.
Waning crescent
The phase when 1/4 of the moon is visible on the left side fr…
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Astronomy moon
Maria
Rilles
Highlands
Crater
The dark spot on the moon that is filled with lava after most…
Collapsed roofs of underground lava or the beds of long gone…
A light gray nearly cratered mountainous range
A bowel shaped depression created by the impacts of meteorite…
Maria
The dark spot on the moon that is filled with lava after most…
Rilles
Collapsed roofs of underground lava or the beds of long gone…
Astronomy-Moon
The moon is a ____
The moon is found_____
The moon is _______years old. Forming…
The moons mass is _______kg which is a…
natural satalite
orbiting
4.47 billion
73,476,730,924,573,500,000; 7.3X 10 to the 22 power kg
The moon is a ____
natural satalite
The moon is found_____
orbiting
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Astronomy Moon
Phases
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
First Quarter
The different shapes of the moon you see from Earth, caused b…
The side of the moon facing the Earth is ... not illuminated. Ad…
During this phase, part of the Moon is ... beginning to show. Th…
During first quarter, 1/2 of the moon is ... visible for the fir…
Phases
The different shapes of the moon you see from Earth, caused b…
New Moon
The side of the moon facing the Earth is ... not illuminated. Ad…
26 terms
Astronomy The Moon
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
First Quarter
Waxing Gibbous
When the moon is not illuminated at all, it is completely dar…
When the moon is slightly light on the right side, looks like…
When the moon is half illuminated on the right side, the othe…
When the moon is mostly light on the right side, the left sid…
New Moon
When the moon is not illuminated at all, it is completely dar…
Waxing Crescent
When the moon is slightly light on the right side, looks like…
17 terms
Astronomy: the moon
Maria
Highlands
Regolith
Craters
Large, smooth dark areas generally surrounded by highlands an…
Bright, rugged areas composed mainly of anorthosite
Surface layer of powdered and fractured rock formed my meteor…
Circular feature with a raised rim and range in size from les…
Maria
Large, smooth dark areas generally surrounded by highlands an…
Highlands
Bright, rugged areas composed mainly of anorthosite
23 terms
Astronomy and Moon !!
Winter solstice
Summer solstice
Astronomy
Vernal equinox
The south end of Earth's axis is tilted toward the sun 23.5°
The north end of Earth's axis is tilted toward the sun 23.5°
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
Occurs in March and marks the beginning of spring in the nort…
Winter solstice
The south end of Earth's axis is tilted toward the sun 23.5°
Summer solstice
The north end of Earth's axis is tilted toward the sun 23.5°
Astronomy the moon
simultaneous formation-
giant impact theory
crater
regolith
moon formed in the nebular theory and was close enough to sta…
mars sized planet collided with earth at angle tremendous amo…
depression in the moons surface due to meteor impact
a sample of moon rock is collected and is impossible to know…
simultaneous formation-
moon formed in the nebular theory and was close enough to sta…
giant impact theory
mars sized planet collided with earth at angle tremendous amo…
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Astronomy Moon
Diagram the arrangement that will give…
Diagram the arrangement that will give…
Diagram and Label the phases that will…
Diagram and Label the phases that will…
Sun-Moon-Earth
Sun-Earth-Moon
Sun-new moon-earth-full moon
Sun-Earth- moon above and below
Diagram the arrangement that will give…
Sun-Moon-Earth
Diagram the arrangement that will give…
Sun-Earth-Moon
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Astronomy and the Moon
Astronomy
Rotation
Revolution
Axis
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
The movement of Earth on it's axis
Movement of one object around another
An imaginary line that passes through the center of the Earth…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
Rotation
The movement of Earth on it's axis
14 terms
Astronomy moon
What is the moon made of?
What way does the moon orbit
Is the far side always dark on the moon
How big is the moon
Be salt, oceanic rock
The moon rotates counter clockwise
since the Moon is constantly rotating on its own axis, there…
1,079 miles
What is the moon made of?
Be salt, oceanic rock
What way does the moon orbit
The moon rotates counter clockwise
Astronomy (moon)
Why does the moon glow?
Which way does the moon orbit ?
What is the moons gravity compared to…
What are the different phases of the m…
The moon reflects the sun's light.
Counterclockwise
The moon has 1/6 the gravity of earth.
New moon, waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, ful…
Why does the moon glow?
The moon reflects the sun's light.
Which way does the moon orbit ?
Counterclockwise
20 terms
Earth, Sun & Moon :: Astronomy :: Earth Science
solar system
orbit
revolve
rotate
The sun is at the center with 8 planets that revolve around it.
The circular path an object takes around another (revolution).
The circles represent Earth moving around the Sun as the moon…
To spin on an axis take one day; 24 hours; night and day.
solar system
The sun is at the center with 8 planets that revolve around it.
orbit
The circular path an object takes around another (revolution).
Astronomy: Moon
What is a crater?
How does maria differ from highlands?
What is a lunar rilles?
What is a lunar ray?
Large, circular pit. It is formed when a large object (ex: me…
Lower in altitude than the highlands.
Long, narrow depressions in lunar surface that resembles chan…
On the near side with the pronounced ray systems. (Ex: Arista…
What is a crater?
Large, circular pit. It is formed when a large object (ex: me…
How does maria differ from highlands?
Lower in altitude than the highlands.
10 terms
ASTRONOMY | Moon
The moon is made of?
The moon is how far from the Earth?
The moon controls what on Earth?
The moon has how many phases?
Rock
238.900 miles
the tides
8 phases
The moon is made of?
Rock
The moon is how far from the Earth?
238.900 miles
Astronomy moon
Who did NASA chose to be astronauts?
What percentage of rockets failed?
Who was the first man in space?
Who was the first american in space?
Military test pilots
30-40
Yuri Gagarin
Alan Shepard
Who did NASA chose to be astronauts?
Military test pilots
What percentage of rockets failed?
30-40
18 terms
Astronomy: Moon
Dark patches of the moon are Low or hi…
Are the dark patches rough or smooth?
Common name for Dark patches?
Scientific name for Dark Patches?
Low
Smooth
Seas
Maria
Dark patches of the moon are Low or hi…
Low
Are the dark patches rough or smooth?
Smooth
47 terms
The moon (astronomy)
A person who studies the moon
A name give to any object that orbits…
Moons diameter
Use a star as a reference point:... It ta…
Selenologist
Satellite
3,479km or 2,162
Sidereal month
A person who studies the moon
Selenologist
A name give to any object that orbits…
Satellite
20 terms
Astronomy The Moon
The moon was originally called?
The moon travels in what kind of orbit…
Apogee
Perigee
Luna
Elliptical
the earth and moon are farthest apart
the earth and moon are closest together
The moon was originally called?
Luna
The moon travels in what kind of orbit…
Elliptical
17 terms
Astronomy The Moon
What is the size of the moon?
What is the moon's gravity?
What is the moon's distance from Earth?
What is the moon's core like?
1,737 km
1.622 m/s²
384,400 km
May have a solid iron core surrounded by a softer, somewhat m…
What is the size of the moon?
1,737 km
What is the moon's gravity?
1.622 m/s²
19 terms
Astronomy- The Moon
How big is the moon compared to earth?
How much gravity does the moon have co…
Why can we never see the far side of t…
What makes the moons surface light up?
Aprox. 27% of earth (or 1/4 the size)
17%
Moons period of revolution is the same as its rotation
Sun
How big is the moon compared to earth?
Aprox. 27% of earth (or 1/4 the size)
How much gravity does the moon have co…
17%
Astronomy- Earth, Moon, and Sun
Astronomy
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis.
The movement of an object around another object.
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
Astronomy- Earth, Moon, and Sun
Astronomy
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis.
The movement of an object around another object.
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
8 terms
Astronomy: Moon, Earth and Sun
Astronomy
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis.
The movement of an object around another object.
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
80 terms
Astronomy/Sun Earth Moon
What makes stars shine ?
hot to cold are what colors ?
All stars begun with ?
Which causes levels to drop causing th…
Nuclear fusion
Hot = blue ... Red= cool
A nebula
Red giant
What makes stars shine ?
Nuclear fusion
hot to cold are what colors ?
Hot = blue ... Red= cool
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