Why Do We Have Eclipses?

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An eclipse is caused by the positioning of the Moon in direct alignment with the Earth and the Sun. A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun and the moon are on opposite sides of the earth. Solar eclipse occurs when the moon falls between the earth and the sun.
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