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What causes eclipses and why?

The eclipse

The eclipse

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It's very easy to The eclipse My fireflies are rugged in all weather conditions! Total Lunar Eclipse for USA on January 20, United States and most of the western hemisphere will be able to see a total eclipse of the Moon on the night of January 20th and 21st, which falls on a Sunday night.

Partial eclipse begins at Totality begins at Mid-totality will be at 1: Totality will end at 1: And the partial eclipse will end at 2: Again, all times are eastern. The eclipse eclipse will be high in the sky for the northern hemisphere.

As for the people in the southern hemisphere, the Moon will be low in the sky, and moving in an opposite direction as we see it. I hope the winter weather will cooperate at night! Mars looping - The Retrograde Motion of Mars in To begin with, the animation above is an exaggeration of the size of Mars as seen from Earth during opposition.

Mars will reach opposition on July 27th.

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But before that, as seen from Earth, Mars will begin to travel backwards, east to west, on June 28th, and resume its eastward motion on August 28th. If we were to trace out the path of Mars, as seen above, you will see the red planet form a loop in the sky.

I might add that Mars reaches its closest approach to Earth on July 31st. At that time, it will be 35 million miles from us at an apparent magnitude of This makes Mars the fourth brightest object in the sky with the Moon and Sun being brighter.

And, Mars opposition occurs on the same day as the full Moon. Mars was exceptionally close to Earth back on August 27, Mars reaches this point every 15 or 16 years in relationship to the Earth. This year, Mars is off by nearly a month.

This animation was a tough nut to crack! I wanted to do this graphic to where the planets lined up exactly, to show the looping motion correctly as seen from Earth for this year. I believe it worked!

Anyway, this animated graph shows the orbits of Earth and Mars from May 1st through October 25th. Every two years or so, Mars and Earth line up.

When this happens, Mars begins to travel backward in the sky. The beginning of the backward motion starts on June 28th, and it will end August This is how we see it from the surface of the Earth. If were hundreds of millions away from the solar system, as seen above it, we would see both Mars and Earth moving in the same direction in their orbits.benjaminpohle.com brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency.

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This works out to an average eclipses each year. Actually, the number of solar eclipses in a single year can range from 2 to 5. Nearly 3/4 of the time there are 2 eclipses in a year. This is NASA's official eclipse Web site.

It contains maps and tables for 5, years of eclipses and includes information on eclipse photography, observing tips and eye safety. The Eclipse Foundation - home to a global community, the Eclipse IDE, Jakarta EE and over open source projects, including runtimes, tools and frameworks.

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