Solar Eclipse
A bright ring of light peeks out from behind the moon as it moves in front of the sun during an eclipse

The sun is beginning to move out from behind the moon in this picture of a total eclipse. Image Credit: NASA

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



Sentences:
Always protect your eyes before watching a solar eclipse.

It was dark at lunchtime because of the solar eclipse.



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