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What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn
- A model of the solar system can explain eclipses of the sun and the moon.
- A solar eclipse happens when our view of the sun is blocked by the moon.
- A lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes into Earth's shadow.
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What is the alignment of the earth, moon and sun during a SOLAR eclipse?
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If the moon orbits the Earth every 27 days, why is there not an eclipse every month?