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10 Cards in this Set

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solar flares which create colorful electrical lights in the sky which can be seen by people in the far north and the far south
little dark spots on the sun that are cooler than the rest of the sun
long seasons with no rain
creates little explosions that happen over and over again deep inside the sun which makes the sun brighter and brighter each year
thermonuclear fusion
a thin layer of mist and gases that cover our earth
the sun is hidden behind the moon
solar eclipse
the sun is completely hidden behind the moon
total eclipse
the sun is directly behind the moon, but a ring of sunlight can be seen around the blackened moon
annular eclipse
the moon is not directly between the sun and the earth and you see part of the moon pass in front of the sun
partial eclipses
little points of light that reflect off the craters in the moon during an eclipse
Bailey's Beads