Eclipses

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Eclipses

  1. 1. EARTH’S MOVEMENT Eclipses
  2. 2. Solar Eclipses (Day) <ul><li>When the moon moves between the Sun and Earth and blocks the light from the Sun (New Moon) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Umbra – Total Eclipse – dark part of the shadow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Penumbra – Partial Eclipse – light part of the shadow </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Total & Partial Solar Eclipses <ul><li>Total Eclipse – when the entire Sun is covered by the Moon </li></ul><ul><li>Partial Eclipse – when only part of the Sun is covered by the Moon </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lunar Eclipses (Night) <ul><li>When the moon moves behind the Earth into the shadow (Full Moon) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Umbra – Total Eclipse – dark part of the shadow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Penumbra – Partial Eclipse – light part of the shadow </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Total & Partial Lunar Eclipses <ul><li>Total Eclipse – when the entire Moon is covered by Earth’s shadow </li></ul><ul><li>Partial Eclipse – only part of the Moon is covered by Earth’s shadow </li></ul>

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