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Solar Eclipse


      something that happens when the moon comes between the sun and Earth so that
      all or part of the sun's light is blocked from Earth


Always protect your eyes before watching a solar eclipse.

The solar eclipse made the sky look dark at lunchtime.


Related Links:
Steps of a Solar Eclipse
What Is an Eclipse?


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A bright ring of light peeks out from behind the moon as it moves in front of the sun during an eclipse
In this picture of a solar eclipse, the moon is beginning to move from in front of the sun.
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Page Last Updated: October 9th, 2014
Page Editor: Sandra May