How Often Does a Lunar Eclipse Occur?


A lunar eclipse can occur at very different frequencies. For a lunar eclipse to happen, the planets are required to be in line a certain way. Due to the requirements, a lunar eclipse can happen sporadically. Normally, they happen in a group and then stop for awhile and then happen again. You can find more information here: http://www. souledout. org/nightsky/eclipsefrequency/eclipsefrequency. html
Q&A Related to "How Often Does a Lunar Eclipse Occur"
Every year there are at least two lunar eclipses. Saros cycle is used to predict the occurrence of an eclipse.
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 number of eclipses you might see varies depending on where in the World you live so I can't give you an accurate number. You can check the number that occur by using the NASA
Lunar and Solar Eclipses happen each year in different places in the
1 Additional Answer Answer for: how often does a lunar eclipse occur
A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth, preventing the Sun's rays from reaching it. Lunar eclipses only occur at full moon and when the Moon is in the Earth's plane of orbit.
Lunar eclipses usually occur a few times a year. More >>
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