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Lunar eclipse

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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 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 ...

What is a penumbral eclipse of the moon? | Space | EarthSky

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Oct 17, 2013 ... In a total eclipse of the moon, the inner part of Earth's shadow, called ... In a partial lunar eclipse, the umbra takes a bite out of only a fraction of ...

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 ...

Lunar Eclipse - HyperPhysics

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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 ...

Lunar Eclipse - Moon

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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  ...

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 ...

What Is A Lunar Eclipse? - Science 2.0

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Oct 6, 2014 ... At least twice a year, Earth comes between the sun and the moon. The result is a lunar eclipse, where we see the splendid sight of Earth's ...

The Science: Mechanics of Lunar Eclipses - Moon Blink

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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 ...

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

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Mar 28, 2016 ... 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 ...

Total Lunar Eclipse - Blood Moon - Timeanddate.com

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

Lunar Eclipse Facts AND Information - HiWAAY Information Services

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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 occasions ...