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Unformatted text preview: • Solar Eclipses o Sun’s diameter is 390 times bigger than the moon’s, but the sun is also 390 times farther away o Sun and moon’s angular size is the same in the sky o We’re the only planet that has a moon that subtends the sun o Both take up same angle (1/2 degree) in the sky o...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course ASTRO C 10 taught by Professor Filippenko during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '08