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Are neap tides HIGHER or LOWER than average?
Is a NEW MOON or a FULL MOON completely illuminated?
If the MOON is between the sun and the earth, is this a solar eclipse or a lunar eclipse?
What word refers to the sun being at the most northerly point in the sky? (in the northern hemisphere)
When we can see ¼ of the moon it is called a______.
Are spring tides HIGHER or LOWER than average?
What word refers to the sun being at its southern most point in the sky (in the northern hemisphere)?
One AU (astronomical unit) is the distance between ____ and ____.
Are SPRING tides or NEAP tides higher than average?
When we see ½ of the illuminated side of the moon it is called a_____.
When we can see the entire moon it is called a________.
In which kind of eclipse is the EARTH between the sun and the earth?
Where do the Sun’s high-energy particles get trapped with air molecules, resulting in the aurora borealis?
When does the Earth experience a Spring tide? During an ____
What does the tilt of the Earth cause?
If the EARTH is between the sun and the earth, is this a solar eclipse or a lunar eclipse?
Who first proposed a heliocentric model of the solar system?
Most planets have western sunset, which do not?
Which kind of tide is there when there is a new or full moon?
Are SPRING tides or NEAP tides lower than average?
What does June 21st represent?
On which planet does the sun “set” in the east?
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In a LUNAR ECLIPSE, is the sun, the moon, or the earth between the other two?
What is the word that means, “equal night”?
What does the moon and sun’s gravity cause?
Is a NEW MOON or a FULL MOON completely dark?
Which planet rotates in the opposite direction to the Earth?
Which kind of tide is there when there is a first or third quarter moon?
Is a new moon completely DARK or completely ILLUMINATED?
When we can’t see the moon it is called a_____.
During and eclipse, would the Earth have a SPRING tide or a NEAP tide?
In which kind of eclipse is the MOON between the sun and the earth?
Which planet rotates at a near 90-degree tilt?
Do short wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation describe high or low energy?
What is the name given when the number of hours of daylight approximately the same as the number of hours of night?
What does December 21st represent?
When we can see ¾ of the moon it is called a ______.
What is the name of the model of the solar system with the SUN in the middle?
What are the tides caused by?
Is a full moon completely DARK or completely ILLUMINATED?
In a SOLAR ECLIPSE is the sun, the moon, or the earth between the other two?
Who developed the Law of Gravity?
What is the name of the model of the solar system with EARTH in the centre?

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