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Sunday, September 7th
, 2008
SPACE
Eclipses
Eclipses
 Eclipses happen
when one planetary
body passes into the
shadow of another.
 Eclipse is a Greek
word that means...
 The two most common kinds of eclipses are:
 1. A Solar Eclipse – when the sun is blocked by the
moon.
 The moon’s shad...
 2. Lunar Eclipse – when the moon is blocked by
the Earth’s shadow.
 (The moon ceases to exist…for a few moments)
 During a solar
eclipse, you can see
the moon slowly
move between the
Sun and the Earth…
 …blocking the sun’s
rays for u...
 Solar Eclipse video
 Solar Eclipse as seen from Hawaii
observatory - video
 During a lunar eclipse
you can see the moon
move into the Earth’s
shadow…
 …blocking it from the
sun’s rays.
 This see...
Lunar Eclipse
Animation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWNKQ9jGmiM
 Animation review
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  1. 1. Sunday, September 7th , 2008 SPACE Eclipses
  2. 2. Eclipses  Eclipses happen when one planetary body passes into the shadow of another.  Eclipse is a Greek word that means “cease to exist”.
  3. 3.  The two most common kinds of eclipses are:  1. A Solar Eclipse – when the sun is blocked by the moon.  The moon’s shadow falls on the Earth and it seems to us that the sun ceases to exist momentarily…  …at least for the people under the black shadow.
  4. 4.  2. Lunar Eclipse – when the moon is blocked by the Earth’s shadow.  (The moon ceases to exist…for a few moments)
  5. 5.  During a solar eclipse, you can see the moon slowly move between the Sun and the Earth…  …blocking the sun’s rays for us here on Earth…  …making the sun seem to disappear briefly.  animation
  6. 6.  Solar Eclipse video  Solar Eclipse as seen from Hawaii observatory - video
  7. 7.  During a lunar eclipse you can see the moon move into the Earth’s shadow…  …blocking it from the sun’s rays.  This seems to make the moon disappear briefly.
  8. 8. Lunar Eclipse Animation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWNKQ9jGmiM
  9. 9.  Animation review
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