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Eclipse of the Moon (lunar eclipse) A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth comes in between the Sun and the Moon. This casts a shadow over the Moon. Lunar eclipses happen in most years.

Eclipse of the Moon (lunar eclipse)

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Eclipse of the Moon (lunar eclipse). A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth comes in between the Sun and the Moon. This casts a shadow over the Moon. Lunar eclipses happen in most years. Eclipse of the Sun (solar eclipse). - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Eclipse of the Moon (lunar eclipse)

A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth comes in between the Sun and the Moon. This casts a

shadow over the Moon.

Lunar eclipses happen in most years.

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Eclipse of the Sun (solar eclipse)

A solar eclipse happens when the Moon comes in between the Sun and the Earth. This casts a

shadow over the Earth.

The last solar eclipse over the UK was on 11th August 1999. Solar eclipses don’t occur very often.

The next solar eclipse over the UK will be in September 2090!

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The moment of total eclipse!

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Never look directly at the Sun!

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Partial Solar eclipse

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Which type of eclipse is this?

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Which type of eclipse is this?