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

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