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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.
10 terms
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…
28 terms
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.
46 terms
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
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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…
20 terms
Astronomy- Moon Phases
Full Moon
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
Waning Crescent
Full Moon
New Moon
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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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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…
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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
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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…
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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
15 terms
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
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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
42 terms
Astronomy Moon
east west
Transit
14.5o hour east to west horizon
15o .5o west to east
The moon appears to rise in the general direction _________ a…
When does the moon achieve its greatest altitude?
The moon appears across our sky at an hourly rate of about __…
The motion of the moon is due to the earth's rotation at a ra…
east west
The moon appears to rise in the general direction _________ a…
Transit
When does the moon achieve its greatest altitude?
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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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Moon astronomy
Waxing
Waning
Crescent
Full moon
Phases of the moon where the light is on the right is increas…
Phases of the moon where the light is on the left increasing…
Moon is less than half lit
Side of the moon facing the earth is fully lit
Waxing
Phases of the moon where the light is on the right is increas…
Waning
Phases of the moon where the light is on the left increasing…
15 terms
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
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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…
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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…
19 terms
Astronomy Moon
Angle of Incidence
Distribution of Sunlight
Moon Formation
Lunar Maria
Angle of the sunlight when it hits the Earth greater angle me…
The amount of sunlight that is spread out.
Moon was formed by a big object that hit earth and then the m…
Also known as Moon seas, darker regions that have a lower ele…
Angle of Incidence
Angle of the sunlight when it hits the Earth greater angle me…
Distribution of Sunlight
The amount of sunlight that is spread out.
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
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…
21 terms
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.
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°
15 terms
astronomy-the moon
albedo
apogee
basalt
breccia
the proportion of the incident light or radiation that is ref…
the point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it…
a dark, fine-grained volcanic rock that sometimes displays a…
rock consisting of angular fragments cemented together
albedo
the proportion of the incident light or radiation that is ref…
apogee
the point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it…
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
38 terms
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
38 terms
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…
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).
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
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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
21 terms
Moon- Astronomy
What sit eh consequence of the fact th…
How do we determine the relative ages…
Why did the first Apollo mission land…
What is caused by the moons small mass?
We only see one side.
By measuring the size of the smallest impact craters.
Safer.
No atmosphere.
What sit eh consequence of the fact th…
We only see one side.
How do we determine the relative ages…
By measuring the size of the smallest impact craters.
10 terms
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.
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
56 terms
Astronomy & the Moon
What causes the phases of the moon and…
The "near side" of the moon always fac…
The moon rotates slowly on its axis on…
The moon's orbit around the earth is a…
The motion; rotation and revolution. Also the amount of the i…
True
True
True
What causes the phases of the moon and…
The motion; rotation and revolution. Also the amount of the i…
The "near side" of the moon always fac…
True
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
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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