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Are there 2 lunar eclipse a year?

Generally, yes; there are normally two lunar eclipses and two solar eclipses each year. Bot not always. Here in 2009, because the Moon, Earth and Sun aren't lining up quite (MORE)

Why is there a lunar eclipse?

  There is a lunar eclipse because When the Earth gets in a straight line with the sun and moon it makes an eclipse. The order of this eclipse is Sun Earth and then Moon.
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What is a lunar eclipse?

Lunar Eclipse A lunar eclipse is when the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon causing a shadow of Earth on the Moon. The shadow can partially or totally cover the Moon, (MORE)

What is a solar eclipse and lunar eclipse?

A solar eclipse is caused when the Moon moves between the Earth and the Sun. The shadow can be partial or total. Because the much-smaller Moon is close to the Earth, it can ap (MORE)

What is the lunar eclipses?

  A lunar eclipse occurs whenever the Moon passes through some portion of the Earth's shadow. This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are aligned exactly, or ver (MORE)

Why do we have the lunar eclipse?

The moon is non-luminous and it reflects its light from the sun. When the Earth moves between the Moon and the sun the moon has nowhere to get light to reflect off of because (MORE)

There are about 2 lunar eclipses a year?

Yes, that's a reasonable rough estimate of the average, although it can be anywhere from 1 to 5 in any single year. During the 100 years of the 20th Century, there were 2 (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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Why are there only 2 lunar eclipses per year?

The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has a  fascinating article about lunar eclipses for beginners that answers  many commonly asked questions, including y (MORE)