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Phases of the Moon. A lunar eclipse only occurs at the full moon because that's the only time the Moon could pass through the Earth's shadow. (Diagram: starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov) ©Mona Evans, “Lunar Eclipses” http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art28454.asp

Major sky events of 2014 are listed.

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Very good moon phases infographic

#SolarSystem facts : The Solar System consists of the #Sun and the astronomical objects gravitationally bound in orbit around it, all of which formed from the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately 4.6 billion years ago. 99.86% of the system’s mass is in the Sun.

#SolarSystem facts : The Solar System consists of the #Sun and the astronomical objects gravitationally bound in orbit around it, all of which formed from the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately 4.6 billion years ago. 99.86% of the system’s mass is in the Sun.

Lunar phases...this is probably the thing that stuck with me the most from science class! the one thing i remember and use

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How the Moon Works

HowStuffWorks "Moon Phases". I like that it actually shows the Sun's shadow so students can understand how this works!

Earth's tilt is the reason for the seasons. View of Earth in relation to Sun during each of the four seasons. The hemisphere receiving the d...

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How to Teach Your Kids Astronomy at Home

Use these tips to teach Kids Basic Astronomy at Home!

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