Integrated Science II Phases of the Moon Notes - Phases of the Moon Waning Waxing Sidereal period Syndic period Refection Illuminated portion Earth

Integrated Science II Phases of the Moon Notes - Phases of...

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Phases of the Moon * Waning * Waxing * Sidereal period * Syndic period * Refection * Illuminated portion * Earth Shine * Names of all the phases * Rising and Setting times There are Two Major Reasons for Lunar Phases
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* Moon light is reflected sun light. * Changing viewing angle of illuminated portion of the moon as the moon orbits Earth. Why do we see phases of the Moon? Lunar phases are a consequence of the Moon’s 27.3-day orbit around Earth. This motion causes our viewing angle of the moon to change. Phases of Moon Half of Moon is illuminated by Sun and half is dark
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  • illuminated portion, lunar phases, Waning Waxing Sidereal, Moon orbits Sidereal, Refection Illuminated portion

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