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

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