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What occurs when the sun is at right angles to the line between earth and the moon.
Neap
what occurs when the moons shadow hits earth or earths shadow hits the moon?
Tides
A person standing in the moons _____?___ would see a partial solar eclipse.
penumbra
the difference in the moon pulls on different parts of earth causing what?
Tides
a person standing in the moons _______ would see a total solar eclipse.
Umbra
the__________ of the moon you see depends on how much of the sunllit side of the moon faces earth.
phases
_____ tide occurs when the sun, moon , and earth line up
spring
_____ eclipse occurs at a full moon when earth is directlly between the moon and the sun
Lunar
______ solar eclipse occurs when the m oon passes between earth and the sun.
solar
the force of what pulls the moon and earth toward each other.
gravity
what are the layers from the middle out?
nuclear fusion
core
photosphere
chromosphere
corona
chromosphere
chromo means color in greek
solar flare
explosion loops among sunspots
- a million degrees hot
solar winds
auras the poles, northern and southern lights
corona
latin for crown
prominence
loops of gas th at link supports 10,000 c
photosphere
photo means light in greek
sunspots
areas of coler gases appear dark because cooler and less light.
nuclear fusion
source of suns energy high temps and great pressure.