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The movement of the sun, moon and stars

rise

verb

if the sun, moon, or a star rises, it seems to move higher in the sky

go down

when the sun or moon goes down, it moves below the horizon so you cannot see it any longer

eclipse

noun

a short period when all or part of the sun or moon becomes dark, because of the positions of the sun, moon, and earth in relation to each other. A total eclipse is when the sun or moon is completely covered. An eclipse of the sun is called a solar eclipse, and an eclipse of the moon is called a lunar eclipse.

wane

verb

if the moon is waning, you see less and less of it each night

wax

verb

if the moon is waxing, you see more and more of it each night

sink

verb

when the sun sinks, it gets lower in the sky until it disappears

come up

if the sun, moon, or stars come up, they start to appear in the sky

go in

when the sun or moon goes in, clouds move in front of it

orbit

verb

to move around a large object in space such as a planet

full moon

noun

the moon when it looks like a complete circle

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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