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Solar Eclipse is an eclipse of the sun occurs when the moon revolving in its orbit around the earth comes between the sun and the earth. The moon blocks the light of the sun and a shadow of the moon is cast over the earth's surface.Solar eclipses occur at intervals of just under six months.
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, and the Moon fully or partially covers the Sun as viewed from a location on Earth. A total eclipse occurs when the Moon completely obscures the intensely bright disk of the Sun. A partial eclipse occurs when the Sun and Moon …
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Solar eclipse duration A total solar eclipse takes several hours, but is considered a partial eclipse until the time of totality - the time when the moon blocks out the sun completely. Totality can last up to 7 minutes 40 seconds. To clarify, at any given spot on earth a total solar eclipse last…
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In a solar eclipse, no sunlight penetrates the umbra.
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The tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the Moon on the Earth (and to a far lesser extent, the Sun's gravitational pull). That pull will always be there, regardless of the event of an eclipse.
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Solar Eclipse The Moon passes directly between the Sun and the Earth, and at their varying distances they will appear almost the same size in the sky. The edge of the solar atmosphere (corona) will be visible around the Moon during a solar eclipse. Even partial eclipses can only occur during a small…
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No, the moon is not dangerous. We can be born on earth, live out or lives, and die without ever being in danger because of the moon. In some ways the moon affects earth (tides), but not in a way that most people would consider it (the moon) to be dangerous.
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The shadow is of the Moon when it is in-between the Earth and the Sun.
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A magnetic pulse is released and the force pushes the magnetic feild of the Earth. Oh and by the way I am 11 years old makes you feel stupid doesn't it!
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From a scientific stand-point absolutely nothing but it might have meaning in some form of religion well then you might have a gift meaning like the power to be magnifacent in your own way well i was born during the ecilpse and i do not seen me any different from anyone else except i have a pink …
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There are many, but in 2009, there was a report of future tsunami in hong kong. A tide was higher than normal and there was a solar eclipse.I havent dont to much research sorry.
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The Colt Detective Special holds six shots. It was not made in a five shot version.
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There are two types of eclipses, solar and lunar. In a solar eclipse (which happens rarely) the moon blocks out the light from the sun. In a lunar eclipse (which happens more often) the sunlight filters through the earths atmosphere and the moon looks orange.
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It is not dangerous to look directly at a lunar eclipse. During a lunar eclipse, you are viewing the moon not the sun. It IS dangerous to look directly at a SOLAR ECLIPSE! Keep reading to find out why ... It is always dangerous to look at the sun for long periods because it can damage the eye and ca…
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The moon has to be exactly lined up between you and the sun to cast its shadow on you but most of the time it is too high or low. It has a slightly tilted orbit so there is only a small portion at the right height.
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The Moon is tilted by about five degrees with respect to the Earth's orbit so the shadows usually miss each other. -Dylan Wilson
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The next solar eclipse will be on august 21 2017
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An eclipse of the sun is called a Solar Eclipse and this happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth. Where the shadow (umbra) of the Moon touches the surface of the Earth there is a total eclipse. In a stationary location on Earth a total eclipse can last as much as 7 minutes (extremely…
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The entire area becomes completely dark as a normal solar eclipse woulddo to a certain area.
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An eclipse occurs because one heavenly body moves between another body and the Sun. For the Moon to be eclipsed, the Earth must be between the Moon and the Sun. For the Earth to be eclipsed, the Moon must be between the Earth and the Sun. Because the Moon orbits the Earth every four weeks, it wi…
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The first RECORDED solar eclipse was in 3340 BC on the 30th of November or in other words 5351 years ago :)
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The last eclipse to be seen in the UK was in 1999. Millions of people across England, Europe and parts of Asia experienced the phenomenon. In England, the best place to see the eclipse was in the South West. At around 11.00am on 11.8.99, the sky darkened and the temperature began to co…
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Tides are mostly affected by the moon's gravity and earth's rotation.
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the moon moves between the earth and the sun, temporarily blocking the sunlight to the earth.
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I had solar screens installed by absolute solar inc. The # is,( 817)-986-5621. My electric bill went down about 30 to 40% compared to last summer. They came with a life time warranty to never fade. I chose the desert sand screen colour. There were several colors to choose from. The best part was i w…
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There's no regular schedule. Here are a few facts: -- The closest together that two eclipses can possibly be is about 2 weeks. -- On the average over a period of many years, there are about 2.3 lunar eclipses and 2.3 solar ones every year. But that's a long-term average. -- There can be anywher…
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1) Eclipse of the Sun: because the Moon blocks the Sun's light.This causes a shadow on the Earth. 2) Eclipse of the Moon: because the Earth blocks the light from the Sun.This causes a shadow on the Moon.
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Jupiter will not be visible at all during December 2007, but will re-appear in January 2008.The Sun and Jupiter will be at conjunction on the 23rd December 2007. This is when the Sun will move in front of the plant Jupiter.I don't know if that answers your question, but hey, gave it a go.Check out t…
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The Moon orbits the Earth once a month, and eclipses happen if it lines up exactly with the Earth and the Sun. Solar eclipses occur at New Moon, when the Moon is between Earth and the Sun. Lunar eclipses occur at Full Moon, when Earth is between the Sun and the Moon. Eclipses do not take place every…
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A solar eclipse is when the sun is blocked from view due to the moon passing exactly in front of the sun as it circles around the globe. However, since the earth moon and sun do not share the same orbital plane, this happens very rarely. You MUST wear special protective eye covering to directly obse…
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A lunar eclipse can happen at full moon. Solar eclipses can occur at the new moon.
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Because people may ask the question years from now and come upon the answer here, any date or location we give will probably be out of date; there are about two solar eclipses a year on average, though of course any given one is only visible from part of the Earth. Instead, let me direct you to NAS…
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Lunar Eclipses (the darkening of a full moon by the shadow of the Earth) occur every 6 months, and total lunar eclipses normally come in sets of three, followed by three partial eclipses.The lunar eclipse of June 26, 2010 is a partial eclipse visible mainly in Australia. There will be total lunar ec…
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During a solar eclipse the Moon come between the Sun and Earth casting a shadow on the Earth. During a lunar eclipse the Earth blocks the sunlight from illuminating the Moon.A lunar eclipse is when the earth moves between the moon and the sun to make a shadow on the moon, a solar eclipse is where th…
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Solar eclipses are pretty quick; a half-hour or so of partial eclipse a few minutes - seven minutes, tops - of totality, and a half-hour of decreasing partial eclipse. Lunar eclipses can last much longer. An hour or more of partial eclipse, up to 90 minutes or so of totality, and another hour of par…
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There are UV rays still glaring down from the visible prominences of the sun which can cause serious damage to the human eye. one of the ways to view this amazing cosmic event is get a certain camera filter with a certain filter. The other reason being, when there is eclipse, there is darkness and …
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The duration of "total eclipse" is typically four to five minutes, but can last as much as 7.5 minutes. When the moon first begins to pass between the sun to the end can be as little as a few minutes for a small partial eclipse to a couple of hours for a full annular eclipse. Most of the partial ec…
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The Earth rotates around it's own axis every 24 hours. The side of the Earth which faces the Sun is considered day. The moon roughly revolves around the Earth every 28 days. The moon does not produce any light itself. When you see the moon you are seeing light which is reflected off the moon'…
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Solar eclipse is when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth (The three objects would appear in this order: Sun >> Moon >> Earth). A lunar eclipse is when the Moon pass into the shadow of the Earth ( The three objects would appear in this order: Sun >> Earth >> Moon ).
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The next solar eclipse in England will be in the year 2087On the 14th January 2011 a partial eclipse, which is nowhere total, can be seen at sunrise in Southeast England, where with a favourable southeastern horizon a Sun 75% covered by the Moon may be seen.
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I think I know what you are driving at, but your question needs some clearing up. When one thing "affects" something else, it usually means that the two things are independent, or if they are not completely independent, they are not completely overlapping.For example, temperature affects the number …
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No. Some eclipses are what we call 'partial eclipses'. This means that only part of the sun/moon is in an eclipse.All eclipses that happen go through the stage of a partial eclipse. This means that all eclipses are only partial (part of) when they are beginning and ending.Full eclipses are less comm…
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The maximum possible is 7 minutes 29 seconds. Never more than that, and virtually always less.
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a solor eclipse happens when the moon passes in front of the earth and son at a perfect angle and cast a shadow so every thing would be in total and upper most darkness unless you are far or not close to the eclipse sight.
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It it usally 5-10 minutes, so you probably shouldn't look at the sun anyways
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Lunar eclipse . . . occurs when the moon moves across the Earth's shadow. For a few hours, the moon is not illuminated by the sun, so it appears to turn dark in the sky. The Earth is located between the moon and the Sun. Solar eclipse . . . occurs when the Earth moves across the Moon's shadow. Fo…
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lunar eclipse on December 21, 2010
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Eclipses occur when two objects line up in front of a light source in such a way that one is in the shadow of another.
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The solar plexus, located just at the center of the ribs, contains a bundle of nerves and arteries that connect many areas of the body. Therefore, any discomfort in the solar plexus can come from many different parts of the body.
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It is hard to explain, but in a total lunar eclipse, the earth's shadow covers up the entire lit face of the moon, making it dark. These eclipses can last more than an hour. A large percentage of people on the night side of earth during a lunar eclipse will get to see some part of the eclipse. With…
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The maximum number of lunar eclipses that can occur per year is 3 (minimum 0), and the maximum number of solar eclipses is 5 (minimum 2). However, these numbers are very rare. On average, there are 1-2 lunar eclipses (partial or total) and 2-3 solar eclipses (partial, annular, or total) each year. …
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In a solar eclipse (a blockage of the Sun's light), the Sun, Moon, and Earth are in a direct line, so that the shadow of the Moon crosses a part of the Earth.In a lunar eclipse (a blockage of the light being reflected by the Moon), the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon, and the Earth's shadow co…
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The maximum number of lunar eclipses that can occur per year is 3 (minimum 0), and the maximum number of solar eclipses is 5 (minimum 2). However, these numbers are very rare. On the average over the long term, there are roughly 2.3 lunar and 2.3 solar per year ... partial or total lunar, and par…
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It is impossible to predict when the next pandemic will occur or how severe it will be. Regardless of where a pandemic starts, everyone around the world will be at risk. The best thing is to prepare before a pandemic, as it will be harder for you to follow important health advice when a pandemic occ…
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Answer A total eclipse of the sun will be observed on 1st August 2008. The moon's shadow will touch the surface of the earth at dawn in Northern Canada, it then moves across the north polar region and into Siberia, then across the western edge of Mongolia and leaves the earth at sunset in Central…
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The next solar eclipse in the UK area is on March 20, 2015. It will be a total solar eclipse, lasting around 2.5 minutes. However, you will only be able to view the eclipse from Faroes. However, the next solar eclipse in the actual UK is on September 23, 2090. Also a total solar eclipse, you can vi…
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There are two portions of the shadow of an eclipse. The larger, less distinct shadow is called the umbra, while the smaller, more distinct centralized portion is called the penumbra.
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The Earth's shadow at the distance of the moon is about 4 times the angular diameter of the moon. When the moon passes through this shadow, this is a lunar eclipse, and it takes 4 lunar lengths to cross it. A solar eclipse is when the moon occults the Sun; the two have nearly identical angular diam…
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During the 20th Century, there were 228 solar eclipses. Some years had as few as one, and other years had as many as five. But on the average for the 100 years, there were 2.28 per year, or roughly one every 160 days on the long-term average.
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The moon is in the earth's shadow
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The new moon phase and the full moon phase
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well you would pee in you pants due to excitement and then you will go blind because you are stupid enough to look at the sun and then the doctor and your mother would call you stupid and you willl likely die in twen days
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The sun is being covered by the moon.
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At the time of the new moon - that's about the only generality that would be accurate. You can see the catalog of all eclipses from 2000 BCE to 3000 AD at the NASA Eclipse Web Page at the link below.
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It's in front of the Sun.
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The last sunspot cycle may have ended in December 2008 (Cycle 23). However, due to lack of sunspot activity, scientist are unsure whether cycle 23 has ended yet, or whether cycle 24 is just starting. A rough guess would place the timing around December 2009 but as with everything, nothing is certa…
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In a solar eclipse, no sunlight penetrates the umbra. This is because the umbra is basically the shadow of the Earth, so in this case, the Earth is receiving the sunlight from the Sun, while both the umbra and moon are in the dark.
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Lunar Eclipses: The time of a total lunar eclipse can last an hour or more, with the partial phases adding as much as another two to three hours. For example, the total eclipse of the Moon on Feb. 20-21, 2008, lasted a little less than three and a half hours from the beginning of the partial phase, …
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Sometimes a solar eclipse will occur when the moon is at or near apogee, its farthest point from earth in its elliptical orbit. Since it is farther away, its apparent diameter is not quite large enough to block out the sun completely; the sun appears as a ring around the entire circumference of the …
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i seen it in 1978Type your answer here...It happens when the moon comes between the earth and the sun.Solar eclipses happen whenever the Moon gets EXACTLY between the Sun and the Earth; a solar eclipse is the shadow of the Moon on the Earth. There are generally two solar eclipses every year. Sometim…
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every 50 years
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You can get blined during a solar eclipse because of the harmful rays that are shining. When and if you want to watch a solar eclipse, make sure that you have protective glasses on.
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A solar eclipse, because the moon passes between the earth and the moon, meaning the part of the moon facing us is in shadow.
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I found this on http://weirdscience.ca/2007/08/ If You Can't Make It If you won't be able to make the trip to Russia next year, there will be other opportunities for you to see an eclipse. A total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 will be visible in much of the United States. Still, that's a long w…
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The link below shows the dates and locations for all solar eclipses until 2010.
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Good question. A New moon is when the Moon lies between the Earth and the Sun and therefore the Sun's light does not illuminate the side facing the Earth that we are looking at. A lunar eclipse, on the other hand, occurs when the Moon is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun and the Earth's…
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It's still the moon. The English language has no separate word for when it is seen in the daytime instead of at night.
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You'll be able to see one just barely before sundown in May 2012. I am also from Texas, and really would love to be able to drive to the west coast to get a better look at this one, since it is the closest we'll get for a while.
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There are generally two solar eclipses each year. About half of them are partial, and the remaining ones are divided between full and annular eclipses. You can look up the catalog of all eclipses from 2000BC to 3000AD on the NASA Eclipse Web Page. We tend to think of solar eclipses as being much m…
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A lunar eclipse is when the earth comes between sun and moon. Solar eclipse is when the moon comes between sun and earth..
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The Moon is known to be a chalky white or grey colour but in actual fact scientists have found it to be a graphite grey which means very very close to black. So remember if to not be fooled by what you see as that is the different lights that reflect on it.
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The amount of the sun/moon/planetary body that is blocked by the moon/sun/planetary body. A partial eclipse is when only part of the moon or earth is covered in shadow, the sun will still shine on part of the moon or earth. or for the total eclipse all the sun is blocked for the partial eclipse p…
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There are generally two solar eclipses each year. Of those, about half are "partial" solar eclipses in which the Moon covers up only a part of the Sun; you don't generally notice anything special about these. About 25% of solar eclipses are annular, and about 25% are total eclipses. Because the Mo…
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During a solar eclipse, the moon comes between the sun and the earth, blocking view of the sun from some parts of the earth by casting its shadow. The longest this lasts in any one place on the earth's surface is about 6 minutes, but the alignment of sun, moon and earth that throws the moon's shadow…
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An eclipse is an alignment of objects in such a way that one object shadows another. A solar eclipse occurs when Earth, Luna (the moon), and Sol (the sun) align, so that the moon's umbra (total shadow) is cast upon Earth. From the perspective of an Earth-bound observer, the moon passes directly in f…
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at the right time
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2 hours
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A solar eclipse lasts about 15 minutes
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it will acshale happin 2011
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That happens when the earth, sun, and moon are all aligned. In other words, the moon gets between the Earth and the sun.
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A solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and the Earth, and the shadow of the Moon hits the Earth.
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Helium was discovered during a solar eclipse in 1868 by French astronomer Jules Janssen. He is jointly credited with detecting the element along with Norman Lockyer.
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A solar eclipse is formed on a new moon day, when Sun , Moon and Earth come in a stragiht line. The eclipse occurs on the earth where shadow of moon falls on our lovely planet, Earth.
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A total eclipse requires the moon to be directly in line with the earth and the sun. Because the plane of its orbit is tilted off that of the earth's orbit around the sun by about 5 degrees, the moon will often pass through a small part of the sun's line, but only rarely through the whole of it. So,…
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A total lunar eclipse can be seen anywhere on Earth where the moon is visible..so you are more likely to see a lunar eclipse than a solar eclipse.
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