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solar eclipse click to hear : solar eclipse

Obscuration of the Sun brought about by the passage of the Moon between Earth and the Sun.
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Moon Sun Moon’s orbit Earth umbra shadow penumbra shadow Earth’s orbit

Sun click to hear : Sun

Light source eclipsed by the Moon.

Moon’s orbit click to hear : Moon’s orbit

Elliptical path of the Moon revolving around Earth under the effect of gravitation.

Earth click to hear : Earth

Third planet from the Sun, Earth takes a full day to rotate once on itself, one year to revolve once around the Sun.

umbra shadow click to hear : umbra shadow

On Earth, the observer in this region will see a total or annular eclipse.

penumbra shadow click to hear : penumbra shadow

On Earth, the observer in this region will see a partial eclipse.

Earth’s orbit click to hear : Earth’s orbit

Elliptical path of Earth revolving around the Sun under the effect of gravitation.