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Lunar eclipse - Wikipedia

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A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its umbra (shadow). This can occur only when the sun, Earth, and moon are aligned  ...

Lunar Eclipses for Beginners - MrEclipse.com

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Sep 22, 2014 ... An eclipse of the Moon (or lunar eclipse) can only occur at Full Moon, and only if the Moon passes through some portion of Earth's shadow.

Lunar Eclipses: What Is a Total Lunar Eclipse & When Is the Next ...

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Feb 16, 2017 ... Lunar eclipses occur when Earth's shadow blocks the sun. There are three types; the most dramatic is a total lunar eclipse. Find out when is the ...

What's a penumbral eclipse of the moon? | Astronomy Essentials ...

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Feb 10, 2017 ... During a penumbral eclipse, observant people in the right spot on Earth will look up and notice a dark shading on the moon's face. Others look ...

Lunar Eclipses and Solar Eclipses :: NASA Space Place

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Sep 9, 2015 ... An eclipse happens when a planet or a moon gets in the way of the sun's light. Here on Earth, we can experience two kinds of eclipses: solar ...

Total Lunar Eclipse - Blood Moon - Time and Date

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A Total Lunar Eclipse is also called Blood Moon as the Moon may look red. It happens when Earth comes between the Sun and the Full Moon and blocks the ...

Penumbral Lunar Eclipses - Time and Date

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A penumbral lunar eclipse takes place when the Moon moves through the faint, outer part of Earth's shadow. This type of eclipse is often mistaken for a normal ...

Using a Lunar Eclipse to Measure the Relative Szes of the Earth and ...

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A lunar eclipse happens when the Moon passes into the Earth's Shadow. Lunar eclipses are common. On average they happen twice a year. But only half the ...

Lecture 9: Eclipses of the Sun & Moon

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Moon passes through the Earth's shadow; Total, Partial, & Penumbral lunar ... in the Earth's umbra during a total lunar eclipse, these eclipses can be seen from ...

Lunar and Solar Eclipses | StarDate Online

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This illustration shows the Moon passing through Earth's shadow during a typical lunar eclipse. The Moon is slightly tinted when it passes through the light outer ...