There are two major types of solar eclipses: total solar eclipses, annular eclipse, hybrid eclipse, and partial solar eclipses. You can see a total solar eclipse one-hundred percent of the time. You can see a hybrid solar eclipse from certain locations depending on when it happens. And only sometimes you can see a partial solar eclipse.
All eclipses are shadows. A solar eclipse is the Moon's shadow on the Earth. A lunar eclipse is the Earth's shadow on the Moon.
A solar eclipse.
There were no total solar eclipses during 2007. There was one total lunar eclipse, one partial lunar eclipse, and two partial solar eclipses.
I assume that by "total eclipse" you mean a solar eclipse. Solar and lunar eclipses occur with about the same frequency. However, when there is a lunar eclipse, the entire world can see it, as opposed to a solar eclipse, when only part of the world can see it. For this reason, lunar eclipses seem more frequent, they both occur with about the same frequency.
There are generally two solar eclipses per year, but 2011 is "special" - we get FOUR solar eclipses, all partial. You can see the catalog of all solar eclipses from 2000 BCE to 3000 AD on the NASA Eclipse Web Page.
There are no solar eclipses at night. Only lunar eclipses can be seen at night.
Solar eclipses are caused by the shadow of the Moon hitting the Earth. Solar eclipses happen on the Earth.
Lunar eclipses are more frequent, but a solar eclipse is more visible.
There are, on average, two solar eclipses and two lunar eclipses each year. In 1999, there was an annular solar eclipse on February 16, and a total solar eclipse on August 11. For lunar eclipses, there was a penumbral lunar eclipse on January 21 and a partial lunar eclipse on July 16. You can look up all eclipses from 2000 BC to 3000 AD on the NASA Eclipse web page.
There will be four partial solar eclipses in 2011, and NO total solar eclipses. You can view the catalog of all eclipses from 2000 BCE to 3000 AD on the NASA Eclipse Web Page.
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Total solar eclipses are about as common as partial solar eclipses. However, the only people who SEE a total solar eclipse are the people in the very narrow "path of totality", while people can see a "partial" solar eclipse anywhere within hundreds of miles of that path. So the area of the Earth covered by the "partial" eclipse is much greater. In a true "partial solar eclipse", the umbra of the Moon's shadow avoids hitting the Earth completely.
There are Solar and Lunar eclipses.
Actually solar eclipses are slightly more common, but a solar eclipse, and especially the total phase, can only be seen in a relatively narrow strip of Earth.
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Earth has lunar eclipses and solar eclipses. Both can be partial or complete.
There were partial solar eclipses visible from Phoenix including a 71% eclipse on April 7, 1940. There were no total solar eclipses visible in Phoenix during the 1940's.
A solar eclipse is the shadow of the Moon falling on the Earth.
Yes, there have been many solar eclipses.
There are two kinds of eclipses involve the earth: those of the moon, or lunar eclipses; and those of the sun, or solar eclipses. A lunar eclipse occurs when the earth is between the sun and the moon and its shadow darkens the moon while the solar eclipse occurs when the moon is between the sun and the earth and its shadow moves across the face of the earth.
You would see solar and lunar eclipses. But, while the Earth is having a solar eclipse, the Moon would be having a lunar eclipse. When the Earth is having a lunar eclipse, the Moon would be having a solar eclipse. If you were on the dark side of the Moon, you would NOT see any eclipses.
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Eclipses are shadows. A solar eclipse is the Moon's shadow on the Earth; a lunar eclipse is the Earth's shadow on the Moon.
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