total eclipse

And The Moon Is Eclipsed By The Earth

by Jason Major May 31, 2011

  On June 15 there will be a total lunar eclipse visible from Australia, Indonesia, southern Japan, India, a large area of Asia, Africa, Europe and the eastern part of South America. This is expected to be one of the darkest eclipses ever (with a magnitude of 1.7), second only to the July 2000 eclipse. […]

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Total Eclipse

by Fraser Cain September 15, 2010

In astronomy, an eclipse happens when one object passes in front of another, obscuring it. The general term for this is event is called a transit, but we use the term eclipse when talking about how the Moon can pass in front of the Sun, or the Earth can pass in front of the Moon. […]

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