What is the difference between a lunar eclipse and a solar eclipse?

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The difference between a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse is that a solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun and a lunar eclipse occurs when the earth passes between the sun and the moon. A lunar eclipse only occurs at full moon while a solar eclipse only occurs at new moon.
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A lunar eclipse is when the shadow of the earth passes over the moon, and a solar eclipse is when the moon passes between the earth and the sun.
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Solar eclipses happen when the moon passes in front of the sun, blocking a portion of it from view. These usually occur during the daytime and only when the moon is in the new moon
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A lunar eclipse is when the Earth's shadow obscures the
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IT looks like this question is pretty much answered, but this is another interesting fact about a lunar eclipse. As earth's shadow passes over the moon, the moon doesn't turn black
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A solar eclipse is when the moon's shadow travels over Earth's surface and blocks out the sun's light as seen from Earth. A lunar eclipse is when Earth's shadow blocks most of the sunlight from directly illuminating the moon's surface.
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