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    Eight Phases Of Moon

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    We all experience day and night and every night when the sun goes down, we have a different form of light. The moon orbits the Earth, like the Earth orbits the sun. The moon we see only orbits around Earth. As the moon orbits our planet, we see that the shape of the moon changes throughout each month. This is because the amount of light that the sun that illuminates the moon changes monthly. These are called the phases of the moon. The phases of the moon are the changes in amount of moon illuminated by the sun as viewed from Earth. The moon is visible to us on Earth because the sun reflects light off of the sun, which is shown to us on Earth. There are eight phases of the moon that we see every month (“Understanding Moon Phases”, n.d.). Every…

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    Russell Schultz Orion Constellation and Greek Mythology The Orion constellation the most famous constellation of the winter sky. It lies on the celestial equator which means a part of it can always be seen. When it rises in November it is tilted to the left. When it is at its max altitude in the south it Is vertical, and when it when it sets it is tilted to the right. The rectangle of stars in the middle represents Orion's torso. The star at the northwest of Orion is…

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    “The Sun is alone too but it still shines” by an anonymous author. This quote shows us that just because you are alone doesn't mean you can stop being yourself. In “All Summer In A Day”, by Ray Bradbury, the main character Margot discovers how hard it is to fit in. As Margot tries to fit in and explain the sun to her new classmates, she finds herself alone because none of the kids believe her stories about the sun. Some students then find out that she may be returning to Earth, away from the…

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    What is beauty? According to Lexi Herrick, ‘’Beauty is happiness”(Herrick). People experience Beauty in many ways, some see it in new places, animals, the planets, and at times even themselves. The sun, moon, the heart, paris, and horses all have their own beauty, all in their own ways. The sun is one of the largest and most beautiful stars, but it is not the largest (sun facts). Our sun is classified as a dwarf star, and the biggest star is called Red Giants(sun facts) although the sun is not…

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    Draco Research Paper

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    the “Draco” constellation because I really like dragons and I searched the history and I liked it. Its name means “dragon” in Latin, this constellation represents the dragon from the gardens of the Hesperides in Greek mythology. Draco was catalogued by a Greek astronomer Ptolemy in the 2nd century, it is a circumpolar constellation; it never sets below the horizon. This is the larger largest constellation in the night sky; it has nine stars and one Messier object. MYTHS: In the Greek myth…

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    Moon Dogs Research Paper

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    Paragraph 2: What are sun and moon dogs? A moon dog is a relatively rare bright circular spot on a lunar halo caused by the refraction of moonlight. A sundog is also known as mock suns or “parhelia”, are a pair of brightly colored spots, one on either side of the sun. Sun dogs form as sunlight is refracted by hexagonal- plate like ice crystals with diameters larger than 30 micrometer and their flat faces horizontally oriented. By day, with the sun, one of these phenomena (fa-nom-a-nin) is called…

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    September Science Article In the article “What Is a Solar Eclipse?” on Live Science it states that solar eclipses are “some of nature’s most dramatic celestial performances”. A solar eclipses occurrence is very seldom and can only be seen when the sun, moon, and Earth are aligned and the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. A total Eclipse occurs about every 18 months on Earth. There are two types of shadows. The umbra, and the penumbra. While a total solar eclipse is going on, the moon…

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    Andromeda Quote Analysis

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    My favorite constellation is Andromeda for many reasons. One reason is, the meaning of Andromeda, being "the chained woman". When some see this, they think a woman that has been chained, but it is much more than that. A some kind of hidden meaning. A woman, chained from something that they believe in, chained from a thing that they would like to do. Even chained from the world. Trapped in someone else's beliefs. A second reason is, the name and how it is properly said just appeals to me. The way…

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    Initially I thought that picking my favorite constellation would be an easy and foregone conclusion, that being my birth constellation, however, I find myself drawn to all the water related constellations. After pondering the subject a bit I finally decided to go with my birth constellation of pieces. Pieces ended up being my favorite constellation because, first and foremost, it is the constellation I was born under and it is a water constellation. I have a very strong attraction to water in…

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    The Big Dipper is the first constellation I learned to identify as a child. Though I made up stories and constellations as I stared into the velvety darkness, the Big Dipper was the only "real" one I knew. This constellation is one of the easiest to find, as well as being one of the few that can be spotted year-round in North America. It is also part of another constellation, Ursa Major. Another advantage to being able to point out is that it also becomes easy to find Polaris, the North Star. If…

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