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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse

As seen from the Earth, a solar eclipse is a type of eclipse that occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks ...

starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/questions/question6.html

During a total eclipse, the Moon completely covers our view of the Sun. A total eclipse is only visible from a narrow strip (about 150 km wide) of the Earth's ...

www.space.com/15584-solar-eclipses.html

Apr 12, 2017 ... A solar eclipse can only take place at the phase of new moon, when the moon passes directly between the sun and Earth and its shadows fall ...

www.mreclipse.com/Special/LEprimer.html

Sep 22, 2014 ... It includes a preview to upcoming eclipses of the Moon. ... Geometry of the Sun, Earth and Moon During an Eclipse of the Moon Earth's two ...

www.mreclipse.com/Special/SEprimer.html

Sep 19, 2014 ... An eclipse of the Sun (or solar eclipse) can only occur at New Moon when the Moon passes between Earth and Sun. If the Moon's shadow ...

stardate.org/nightsky/eclipses

Solar eclipses result from the Moon blocking the Sun relative to the Earth; thus Earth, Moon and Sun all lie on a line. Lunar eclipses work the same way in a ...

www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~pogge/Ast161/Unit2/eclipses.html

Lecture 9: Eclipses of the Sun & Moon. Key Ideas: Lunar Eclipses. Moon passes through the Earth's shadow; Total, Partial, & Penumbral lunar eclipses.

www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/solar-eclipse.html

Solar eclipses happen when the New Moon comes between the Sun and Earth and blocks out the Sun's, like the total solar eclipse in the US August 2017.

earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/total-eclipse-of-sun-august-21-2017

Mar 14, 2017 ... On August 21, 2017 a total eclipse of the sun will be visible from within .... Animated Map – animated map of the Moon's shadows across Earth.

www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/eclipse-information.html

From Earth, we can see 2 types of eclipses – eclipses of the Sun (solar eclipses), and eclipses of the Moon (lunar eclipses). These occur when the Sun, Earth, ...