If the axis was to be changed so that it was perfectly upright, which change would be expected on Earth? Played times. Print Share Edit Delete. Live Game Live. Finish Editing. This quiz is incomplete! To play this quiz, please finish editing it. Delete Quiz. Question 1. Regular eclipses of the Sun and the Moon are best explained by which of the following? The revolution of Earth and the Moon around the Sun.
The irregular shape of the orbits of Earth and the Moon. The different chemical compositions of the Sun and the Moon.
The rotation of Earth and the Moon on their axes. Position W and Position Z. Position Z and Position Y. Position Y and Position X. Position X and Position W. If Katherine wanted to represent a solar eclipse, at what position should she place the Moon? The Sun illuminates the Moon's surface as the Moon revolves around Earth. The shadow of Earth falls on the Moon, causing varying shapes of the Moon.
Earth's atmosphere gives off varying amounts of light energy throughout the month. The rotation of Earth around the Moon means we see it from different angles.
Which of the following is true about a moon in orbit around a planet? It is kept in a circular motion by its mass. It changes its orbit with each rotation due to gravity. It wants to move in a straight line due to inertia. It generates friction created by the path of the orbit. Blue Moon: A Full Moon with no name. However, this is not to be confused with a total lunar eclipse , also known as a Blood Moon , due to the reddish color the Moon takes on during a total eclipse.
Regardless of where the name originated, the astronomical significance of the Harvest Moon is the same all over the Northern Hemisphere. The Full Moon closest to the September equinox is astronomically special because the time between one moonrise to the next becomes shorter around this time.
Typically, the Moon rises on average 50 minutes later every day in a lunar month , which is the time it takes the Moon to travel through all the Moon phases. The Silhouettes Get A Job. Tracks on Disc 3: 1. The Chiffons He's So Fine 2. Barbara George I Know 5. Sue Thompson Norman Stereo 7.
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Das, Subhamoy. The terms old moon and new moon are not interchangeable. The "old moon" is a waning sliver which eventually becomes undetectable to the naked eye until the moment it aligns with the Sun and begins to wax, at which point it becomes new again. When an illuminated hemisphere is viewed from a certain angle, the portion of the illuminated area that is visible will have a two-dimensional shape as defined by the intersection of an ellipse and circle in which the ellipse's major axis coincides with the circle's diameter.
If the half-ellipse is convex with respect to the half-circle, then the shape will be gibbous bulging outwards ,  whereas if the half-ellipse is concave with respect to the half-circle, then the shape will be a crescent. When a crescent moon occurs, the phenomenon of earthshine may be apparent, where the night side of the Moon dimly reflects indirect sunlight reflected from Earth.
In the Northern Hemisphere , if the left east side of the Moon is dark, then the bright part is thickening, and the Moon is described as waxing shifting toward full moon. If the right west side of the Moon is dark, then the bright part is thinning, and the Moon is described as waning past full and shifting toward new moon.
Assuming that the viewer is in the Northern Hemisphere, the right side of the Moon is the part that is always waxing.
That is, if the right side is dark, the Moon is becoming darker; if the right side is lit, the Moon is getting brighter. Closer to the Equator , the lunar terminator will appear horizontal during the morning and evening. Since the above descriptions of the lunar phases only apply at middle or high latitudes , observers moving towards the tropics from northern or southern latitudes will see the Moon rotated anti-clockwise or clockwise with respect to the images in this article. The lunar crescent can open upward or downward, with the "horns" of the crescent pointing up or down, respectively.
When the Sun appears above the Moon in the sky, the crescent opens downward; when the Moon is above the Sun, the crescent opens upward. The crescent Moon is most clearly and brightly visible when the Sun is below the horizon, which implies that the Moon must be above the Sun, and the crescent must open upward. This is therefore the orientation in which the crescent Moon is most often seen from the tropics.
The waxing and waning crescents look very similar. The waxing crescent appears in the western sky in the evening, and the waning crescent in the eastern sky in the morning. When the Moon as seen from Earth is a thin crescent , Earth as viewed from the Moon is almost fully lit by the Sun.
Often, the dark side of the Moon is dimly illuminated by indirect sunlight reflected from Earth, but is bright enough to be easily visible from Earth. This phenomenon is called earthshine and sometimes picturesquely described as "the old moon in the new moon's arms" or "the new moon in the old moon's arms".
Therefore, the timing of the lunar phases shifts by an average of almost one day for each successive month.
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