Simple animation of the earth and moon moving about the sun. This animation is a follow-up to this one: http://youtu.be/W47Wa7onrIQ, dedicated to the many hu... this is important because now people can know how the moon orbits
the moon orbits the earth because the force between the moon and earth is gravity and the gravity is pulling the moon closer to the earth.
An eclipse takes place when Earth or the moon passes through a shadow of another heavenly body.it is important for people to know this because when the moon covers up the sun it is not good to look at it. you can go blind