A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth, casting a shadow on Earth—but conditions have to be just right for this to happen.
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth, casting a shadow on Earth.
A solar eclipse is a rare and beautiful event.
People have observed and tried to explain solar eclipses for thousands of years.
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