Eclipses

Solar Eclipses

Have you ever wonderd about eclipses ,I have. I selected this topic because I don`t know much about eclipses. There are partial, total, annular and hybrid solar Eclipses. Almost identical Eclipses occur after 18 years and 11 days. This period is called a saros. There can be 2 to 5 Eclipses each year. A solar Eclipse can last up to 7and 1/2 mins and can only occur at a new moon.

Lunor Eclipses

There are partial, total and prenumbral. A lunar Eclipse can last 3hours and 45mins.There can be up to 3 lunar Eclipses each year. The word lunar in Greek means downfall. A lunar eclipse can only occur at a full moon.