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 happens when the Earth moves directly between the sun and the moon. A partial lunar eclipse occurs when only part of the light from the sun is blocked by the Earth
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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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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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