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Countdown Continues: How does an eclipse work?

Five days to the eclipse! Did you know that we could fit 72 million of our moons inside the sun? If that’s true, how can the comparatively tiny moon cover up the giant sun during an eclipse? Try this fun activity to find out the answer: https://sunearthday.nasa.gov/2007/materials/eclipse_smallmoon_bigsun.pdf

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