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1

Earth completes one rotation on its

Axis

2

As earth _____, the sun appears

Rotates

3

At each year earth completes one _____ around the sun

Revolution

4

In northern Alaska, summer nights are

Short

5

But during the winter the sun hardly

Appears

6

A shadow cast by earth or the moon is an

Eclipse

7

The moon casts a shadow on earth during an

Solar

8

A solar eclipse happens only when there is an

New moon

9

All of the suns light is blocked during an

Solar eclipse

10

Earth casts a shadow on the moon during an

Lunar eclipse

11

I am one of the largest objects orbiting the sun

Planet

12

I am a meteoroid that falls into earth's atmosphere and burns up

Meteorite

13

I am the sun and all of the objects that orbit it

Solar system

14

I can make distant objects appear closer

Telescope

15

The four outer planets lie beyond ______________.

Mars