A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its
umbra (shadow) ... The penumbra causes a subtle darkening of the moon's
surface. A special type of penumbral eclips...
Sep 18, 2015 ... A series of four total lunar eclipses in a row is called a tetrad, or four Blood Moons
. See how lunar eclipse tetrads work in this Space.com ...
Sep 22, 2014 ... Introduction. What is an eclipse of the Moon? What causes eclipses and why?
How often do eclipses happen and when is the next eclipse of ...
(This sunlight is what causes the moon to shine.) Instead of light hitting the
moon's surface, Earth's shadow falls on it. This is an eclipse of the moon -- a
A Total Lunar Eclipse happens when the Earth moves in between the Sun and
the ... It is the same mechanism responsible for causing colorful sunrises and ...
Sep 25, 2015 ... During a total lunar eclipse, the Earth lies directly between the sun and the moon,
causing the Earth to cast its shadow on the moon. If Earth ...
The Sun is behind the Earth, so the Sun's light casts the Earth's shadow on the
Moon. This shadow covers the entire Moon and causes a Total Lunar Eclipse.
A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth passes between the moon and the sun.
... The phases of the moon are caused by the relative positions of the sun, Earth ...
An eclipse is caused by the movement of a moon or planet into the shadow of
another. The two types of eclipses that occur on Earth (solar and lunar) involve
A lunar eclipse is caused by the Moon passing through the Earth's shadow. Now,
if you read the section above on the phases of the Moon, you might think that a ...