As celestrial bodies revolve around one another, their orbits may sometime align in a way that causes the shadow of one body to completely eclipse that of another. During an eclipse, the overshadowed body is not visible from Earth.
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth so that the sun is partially or completely blocked. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon moves into the shadow of the Earth.
Figure 1 shows a diagram of the Earth, moon and sun at various positions, labeled A-D.
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