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Unformatted text preview: Solar Eclipse-The moons angular size is just large enough to block out the sun, as seen from Earth.-When the moon casts a shadow on the earth, a solar eclipse occurs-but only those people on earth un----Total Solar Eclipse-First there was a partial eclipse-All shadows revealed the shape of the sun. The earth shadows is responsible for phases of the moon False Full moon is always on the opposite side of the sun. moon rises in the east at the sunset Crescent moon is always near the sun (Crescent moon is above the horizon, son is below the horizon) In a lunar eclipse, there has to be a full moon....
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course SCI 115 taught by Professor Mccarthy during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.
- Spring '11