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
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.
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 ...
Oct 17, 2013 ... At such times, Earth's shadow falls on the moon, creating a lunar eclipse. When
this happens – and it happens two to four times every year ...
A lunar eclipse happens when the Moon passes through the Earth's shadow.
Earth always has a shadow, which is created by the Sun. On those rare
A partial lunar eclipse occurs when a portion of the moon passes through the
Earth's umbral shadow. This is easy to see and can be viewed by the naked eye
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 ...
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 ...
Lunar Eclipse. A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth's shadow falls on the Moon,
and a solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's shadow falls on the Earth. A look ...
A lunar eclipse happens at a Full Moon, when the Moon's tilted orbit brings it into
the Earth's shadow, which can then be seen cast onto the Moon. While not as ...