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- Created on: 18-06-15 12:22
Eclipses and the Moon
Moon reflects Light from the Sun - the Half Facing the Sun is Lit Up, Other Half in Shadow.
The Moon orbits Earth and we can see Different Phases:
Full Moon = Whole Lit Up Side Facing Earth - New Moon = Whole Shadowed Side Facing Earth
Other Phases are inbetween these Extremes.
Two Main Types of Eclipse:
Lunar Eclipse: In Orbit the Moon can pass into the Earths Shadow - which blocks most Sunlight from reaching the Moon…