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  • 1. Solar Eclipses Cristiana Maria Ciocanea
  • 2. Agenda• Eclipse Mythology• How a solar eclipse occurs and why• Types• Watching a solar eclipse
  • 3. Eclipse Mythology• Ancient China Rahu• Hindu Folklore• Ancient Egypt
  • 4. How a solar eclipse occurs and why? www.scienceeducationonline.com
  • 5. Satellite image MIR 1999http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/
  • 6. Types• Total• Annular• Partial
  • 7. Total solar eclipse
  • 8. http://sunearthday.nasa.gov/2006/multimedia/gal_008.php
  • 9. Annular solar eclipse
  • 10. Partial solar eclipse
  • 11. Watching a solar eclipse• Directly looking on the Sun can permanently damage your eyesight !• Use approved solar filter material on a telescope or binocular• Solar eclipse glasses• Solar viewer device – ‘Solarscope’
  • 12. Thank you for your attention! Don’t forget your solar eclipse glasses! ;)