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What Is a Lunar Eclipse?
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What Is a Lunar Eclipse?

When a full moon, the Earth, and the sun are exactly aligned, we might be lucky enough to witness a lunar eclipse. That’s when the Earth blocks sunlight, and the moon slips into our planet’s shadow.

Investigate the three types of lunar eclipses, including what makes each happen, why one kind is really rare, and why the moon might glow a faint red.

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