Lunar Eclipses

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How does It occur?

Just as the Moon can pass between the Earth and the Sun to produce a solar eclipse, the Earth can get between the moon and Sun to create a lunar eclipse.

The Moon In Its orbit passes Into the shadow of Earth. As with a solar eclipse the Earths shadow has two components. The dark central component Is known as the Umbra and the brighter part surrounding It the Penumbra. During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon Is entirely within the Umbra. It Is totally blocked from solar Illumination and may appear very dark. If the Moon enters the Penumbra, a partial eclipse happens.

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An eclipse of the Moon will be visible everywhere providing the sky it’sclear. It Is not necessary to use a protective filter when viewing a Lunar eclipse

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The Moon In Its orbit passes Into the shadow of Earth. As with a solar eclipse the Earths shadow has two components. The dark central component Is known as the Umbra and the brighter part surrounding It the Penumbra. During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon Is entirely within the Umbra. It Is totally blocked from solar Illumination and may appear very dark. If the Moon enters the Penumbra, a partial eclipse happens

Read more: https://scienceray.com/astronomy/lunar-eclipses/#ixzz1EyrtpHtt