Solar And Lunar

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Solar And Lunar

  1. 1. Eclipses
  2. 2. Eclipse- when the shadow of one celestial body falls on another celestial - Latin word for ‘heaven’ What is an eclipse?
  3. 3. Solar eclipse This happens when the Moon comes between Earth and the Sun. The shadow of the moon falls on part of Earth.
  4. 4. Sketch this diagram now.
  5. 5. Penumbra – Faint outer shadow; partial eclipses are seen from within this shadow Umbra - Dark inner shadow; total eclipses are seen from within this shadow. The Moon's shadow actually has two parts:
  6. 6. Label the penumbra and umbra on your diagram
  7. 7. Lunar eclipse This happens when the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon. The shadow of Earth falls on the Moon .
  8. 8. Sketch this diagram now.
  9. 9. Total lunar eclipse January 2000
  10. 10. Total lunar eclipse October 2004
  11. 11. 1999 eclipse sequence

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