Eclipses

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Science
Subject:
Astronomy
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Eclipses

Time lapse of a solar eclipse.

- Solar Eclipses occur up to 3 times a year.- Lunar Eclipses occur 2 to 5 times a year.- An annular eclipse is when the moon is farther away from the earth in orbit and its to small to block the entire sun.

Eclipses

Total Solar Eclipse

Lunar EclipseDiagram

Annular Eclipse

Local temperatures can drop nearly 20 degrees, or more, as a solar eclipse becomes total.

Partial Solar Eclipse

The longest a total solar eclipse can occur is 7 and a half minutes.

A Lunar Eclipse can be seen over an entire hemisphere.

After 18 years and 11 days a near identical eclipse is seen.


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