Thread: 8/5/09 Eclipse
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Unread 08-08-2009, 02:55 PM
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Re: 8/5/09 Eclipse

Originally Posted by starlink View Post
This one was not really so super as it was just an Appulse Eclipse, where the Moon only enters the penumbra of the Earth.

There are also Partial and Total Eclipses (like the Solar Eclipse we just had on 29 Cancer)

Partial eclipses enters the umbra without being totally immersed in it
Total eclipses is when the Moon entirely disappears within the umbra of the Earth.
That's a matter of interpretation. I felt it as powerful and that's exactly what the Moon represents feeling.
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