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Why is the penumbra formed?

The "penumbra" or outer shadow is the area of a shadow from which part of the light source, but not all of it, is visible. For a total solar eclipse, the regions where the Moo (MORE)

How is the penumbra formed?

The penumbra of a total eclipse (solar eclipse) is the region where the shadow cast by the Moon is not centered on the Sun, but only blocks part of the Sun (as in a partial ec (MORE)

What is the difference between umbra and penumbra?

The umbra is the portion of a shadow from within which none of the light source is visible. The penumbra is the portion of a shadow from within which part but not all of the (MORE)
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What is xray penumbra?

Penumbra is lack of sharpness of the film. It is a fuzzy, unclear area that surrounds a radiographic image and is affected by focal spot size(smaller the better), film composi (MORE)
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How does umbra and penumbra formed?

An umbra is formed when an object blocks all of the light from a light source. A penumbra is formed when light from one source is blocked with light from another source fillin (MORE)

What is penumbra?

Penumbra is a partial outer shadow that is lighter than the darker inner shadow umbra (e.g. the area between complete darkness and complete light in an eclipse). It is a fri (MORE)