lunar tide


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lunar tide

[′lü·nər ′tīd]
(oceanography)
The portion of a tide produced by forces of the moon.
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Honorable Mention Winners: Jesse Tan Zhang, 16, Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado, for her project, "Lunar Tide Contribution to Thermosphere Weather"; Connor Burke Lydon,17, and Natalie Rose Gallagher, 16, of the San Lorenzo Valley High School, Felton, California, for their project, "The Secrets of San Lorenzo Valley's Atmosphere Vertical Meteorological Measurements, Part Two"; and Caroline Morris, 18, and Mary Claire Morris, 17, of the Grady High School in Atlanta, Georgia, for their project, "Hurricanes and Ocean Temperature."
But not until LRO and GRAIL did satellites provide enough resolution to see the lunar tide from orbit.
WITH the lunar tide tugging you into your comfort zone, you're in the frame of mind for chocolate and for being pampered, even if that has to be by yourself.