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Questions about the complete or partial blocking of the sun by the moon.

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There are a number of terms for these things: conjunction: When two objects have either the same right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude (usually as observed from Earth). That is, they lie in …
answered Aug 24 '18 by Mick
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From the same NASA page: The recurrence of solar eclipses is governed by the Saros cycle. For more information, see Periodicity of Solar Eclipses. which then goes on to say: The periodicity …
answered Jul 19 '18 by Mick