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What Is a Solar Eclipse?

What Is a Solar Eclipse?

1. A solar eclipse is when the moon moves between the sun and the earth during its orbit. So a solar eclipse is pretty much when the moon covers the sun causing a shadow onto earth.

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Solar eclipse of August 21, 2017

Solar eclipse of August 21, 2017

2. The next solar eclipse in the US will be on April 8th, 2024.

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How Often Do Solar Eclipses Happen?

How Often Do Solar Eclipses Happen?

3. Solar eclipses can happen usually between 2-5 times a year around the world. They also can only occur around the time of new moon because of the alignment of the sun, earth, and moon.

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What are Eclipses?

What are Eclipses?

4. There are two types of eclipses visible from earth, the Solar Eclipse and a Lunar Eclipse.

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Goshen won't see full eclipse

Goshen won't see full eclipse

5. No, only some parts of the US will see a total eclipse, but in our area we will only see a partial eclipse. Around 85%.

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Why is it dangerous to look at the solar eclipse directly specially at that moment?

Why is it dangerous to look at the solar eclipse directly specially at that moment?

6. Because the sun emits very powerful rays at that moment that our eyes are not able to handle, therefore causing damage.

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Safety | Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Safety | Total Solar Eclipse 2017

7. The only safe way to view the solar eclipse is to wear special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses".

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Dancing In The Dark: 30+ Songs To Enjoy During The Solar Eclipse

Dancing In The Dark: 30+ Songs To Enjoy During The Solar Eclipse

8. I choose Dancing in the Dark, because during an eclipse is gets darker, or shadowed and the words remind me of that.

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Do Other Planets Have Solar Eclipses?

Do Other Planets Have Solar Eclipses?

9. Other planets have solar eclipses too. If there moon is small enough though, when it goes in front of the sun it will make a ring shaped eclipse.

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Amazing Sights You Can Only See During a Solar Eclipse

Amazing Sights You Can Only See During a Solar Eclipse

10A. I chose this link because i thought it was interesting all of the different things that you could possibly see during a solar eclipse.

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How the solar eclipse affects animal behavior

How the solar eclipse affects animal behavior

10B. Yes, the eclipse can affect animals. This is because some animals might mistake it for night time.

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