Solar eclipses on Moon

In astronomy, solar eclipses on the Moon are caused when its mother planet (Earth) passes in front of the Sun, blocking its light. Viewers on Earth will see a lunar eclipse.


  1. The moon's surface appears red because the only sunlight available is refracted through the Earth's atmosphere on the edges of the earth, as shown in the sky in this painting.
  2. The Earth will be in new phase, completely dark, except for moonshine and sunlight refracted through the earth's atmosphere, visible as a ring of light.

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