Why Aren't There Lunar and Solar Eclipses Every Month?

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There aren't lunar and solar eclipses every month because of the Earth's orbit compared to that of the moon. The two are always tilted to some degree. This makes it difficult for the Earth, moon and sun to line up perfectly.
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