An eclipse takes place when Earth or the moon passes through a shadow of another heavenly body. it explains what are solar eclipes
Solar eclipses were historically viewed as omens that bring about death and destruction and people in many ancient civilizations tried their best to understand and predict them. This is a website/ article that tells about the first history of past solar eclipses.
Solar eclipses happen when the Moon moves between Sun and Earth, blocking the Sun's rays and casting a shadow on Earth. Check out our animations and map of the annular and total solar eclipse in 2017. the information about what is a eclipse
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