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Eclipse

Eclipse occurs in the scenario when sun, earth and moon come in a straight line. They are of two kinds:
Lunar Eclipse: Moon moves in the shadow of Earth. It always occur on a full moon day. If the moon is completely covered by the earth's shadow, it is called total lunar eclipse and if it is partially covered by the earth's shadow, it is called partial lunar eclipse. 
Solar Eclipse: Moon casts its shadow on the earth's surface. The portion where the shadow falls become dark during daytime. It occurs only on a new moon day. At the time of solar eclipse, only outer flames of the sun are visible. It is dangerous for human eyes to look directly during solar eclipse.