Does the Earth revolve or rotate around the sun? REVOLVES How long does one revolution take? ~ 1 year Does the moon revolve or rotate around the Earth? REVOLVES How long does one revolution take? ~ 1 month
Approximately how much time passes between the phases of the moon? 1 month ~ 30 days There are 8 phases of the moon 30 divided by 8 ~ 3.8 days
How long does it take for the Earth to complete one rotation? 24 hours Approximately how many hours pass from sunrise to sunset? 12 hours
We ONLY see one side of the moon! True False WHY?
Which of the diagrams below illustrates a lunar eclipse? solar eclipse? SOLAR LUNAR
Which arrow is pointing to the penumbra? umbra?