4. there is a total solar eclipse, partial solar eclipse, annual solar eclipse, hybrid solar eclipse, total lunar eclipse, partial lunar eclipse, and penumbral lunar eclipse
3. About once every 18 months a total solar eclipse is visible from Earth.
2. The next total solar eclipse in the united states will happen in April 8, 2024
1. A solar eclipse is an event in which the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks all or part of the sun for up to about three hours.