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 ...
Sep 9, 2015 ... A solar eclipse happens when the moon gets in the way of the sun's light and
casts its shadow on ... Similar Item 1 : What causes the seasons?
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 blood moon is a deep reddening of the moon caused by the Earth passing
between the moon and the sun. During the period of the eclipse, light from the
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 brief overview of lunar eclipse types and causes. ... A lunar eclipse happens
when the Moon passes through the Earth's shadow. Earth always has a shadow,