Eclipse of the moon and the Sun

Eclipse Of The Moon

Lunar Eclipse

  • when the Earth is located between the Sun and the Moon in a straight line, lunar eclipse occurs.
  • Sunlight is blocked by the Earth from reaching the Moon.
  • No sunlight is reflected by the Moon. Thus, we cannot see the Moon.

  • This phenomenon can only be observed at night.

Eclipse Of The Sun

Solar Eclipse

*when the moon is located between the Sun and the Earth in a straight line, solar eclipse
*Sunlight is blocked by the moon from reaching to Earth.
*The Moon’s shadow is formed on the Earth’s surface.
*Solar eclipse can only be observed during the day.
*The day will turn dark for a while during a total solar eclipse.