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Moon

1. The phase of the Moon when it is aligned with the Sun in the sky is called the _____ Moon.

Full
Last Quarter
First Quarter
New

2. The phase of the Moon when it is located 180 degrees from the Sun is called the _____ Moon.

Full
Last Quarter
First Quarter
New

3. The phase of the Moon when it is located 90 degrees east of the Sun is called the _____ Moon.

Full
Last Quarter
First Quarter
New

4. As the Moon moves between a new and a full phase, the illuminated portion of it becomes larger and larger. The phases during this stage of the Moon's phase cycle are known as the _____ phases.

waving
waning
waxing
wearing
none of these

5. As the Moon moves between a full and a new phase, the illuminated portion of it becomes smaller and smaller. The phases during this stage of the Moon's phase cycle are known as the _____ phases.

waving
waning
waxing
wearing
none of these

6. The two shadows cast by both Earth and the Moon into space are called the __________ and the __________.

7. What three conditions are necessary for a lunar or solar eclipse to occur?

8. When the Moon moves entirely through the umbra of Earth's shadow, an observer on Earth observes a _____ lunar eclipse.

partial
annular
penumbral
total
sesquicentennial

9. When the Moon moves partly through the umbra and penumbra of Earth's shadow, an observer on Earth observes a _____ lunar eclipse.

partial
annular
penumbral
total
sesquicentennial

10. If an observer is standing on Earth and the Moon's umbral shadow passes over them, then that observer observes a _____ solar eclipse.

partial
annular
penumbral
total

11. If an observer is standing on Earth and the Moon's penumbral shadow passes over them, then that observer observes a _____ solar eclipse.

partial
annular
penumbral
total

12. The type of eclipse that occurs when the Moon's umbral shadow doesn't quite reach the ground is called a _____
eclipse of the Sun.

partial
annular
penumbral
total

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