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Why Don’t Eclipses Happen More Often?

Solar eclipse timelapse

What is an eclipse?

We experience two different types of eclipses, the solar and lunar eclipse. During a solar eclipse, the moon which is orbiting the Earth passes directly in front of the Sun, temporarily blocking the light coming from it completely. During a lunar eclipse, the light from the moon is blocked. But as we know, moonlight that we see is just light reflected from the Sun…

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