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Shadows and Eclipses

Course Description

A total solar eclipse occurs when the Earth intersects the umbra portion of the Moonsshadow. When the umbra does not reach the surface of the Earth the Sun is only partially occulted resulting in an annular eclipse.

Course Objective

A total solar eclipse occurs when the Earth intersects the umbra portion of the Moonsshadow. When the umbra does not reach the surface of the Earth the Sun is only partially occulted resulting in an annular eclipse.

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