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Lunar Eclipse

      During a lunar eclipse, Earth comes between the sun and the moon so
      that all or part of the sun's light is blocked from the moon.

People can see pictures of a lunar eclipse on the NASA website.

Last night, we watched a lunar eclipse from our backyard.


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What Is an Eclipse?


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A reddish-orange picture of our moon during a total lunar eclipse
During a lunar eclipse, the moon turns a reddish-orange color.
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Page Last Updated: October 9th, 2014
Page Editor: Sandra May