What is an annular eclipse? Explain why annular eclipses occur.
An eclipse happens when the sun, moon, and earth are aligned. The two major types are the solar and lunar eclipse. A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and the earth thus leaving a moon's shadow on the sun as seen on the earth. A lunar eclipse occurs when Earth passes between the sun and the moon thus casting a shadow on the moon as seen on the earth.
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An annular eclipse is a type of eclipse where the moon doesn't fully cover the sun thus leaving the edges of the sun uncovered forming an annulus or a...
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Read the definition of an annular eclipse and learn what the word "annular" means. Explore types of solar eclipses and study key differences between total and annular eclipses.