Of the Sun and Moon
Solar Eclipse - When the moon blocks
the light from the Sun and casts a shadow
on the Earth.
Penumbra - The partial light seen from or
on the planetary body in eclipse.
Umbra - The center on the shadow casted
by the star.
Types of Eclipses
Total Eclipse - A complete blockage of
light as seen from another planetary body
Annular Eclipse - A Solar Eclipse that is
less than Total due to the Moon being too
far from the Earth to the Sun's disc
Lunar Eclipse - When the Earth blocks the
sun light striking the Moon
Visible Features During Eclipses
Solar Corona -The portion of Sun's upper
Chromosphere - The lower portion of the
Prominence - A gaseous formation above
the surface of the Sun