Flashcards in Space Deck (13)
Name five non-luminous items
All of the below are acceptable
Where does the earth get its heat and light from?
Aka the sun
What is the earth's natural satellite?
How often does the moon orbit the earth?
Every 28 days
How long does it take the earth to go around the sun?
What is a solar eclipse?
A solar eclipse is when the moon comes in front of the sun.
What is a lunar eclipse?
A lunar eclipse is when the moon, sun and earth are aligned and the earth blocks out light from the sun reaching the moon.
What is the penumbra?
The penumbra is the area of a partial eclipse
What is the umbra?
The umbra is the area of a total eclipse
What are the two halves of the earth called?
The two halves of the earth are called the northern and Southern Hemispheres
In which of the earth's hemispheres are Britain?
Britain is in the Northern Hemisphere
If the Northern Hemisphere is pointing towards the sun, what season is it in the Southern Hemisphere?