What Makes A Lunar Eclipse?

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By By Steve Pool

SEATTLE - A lunar eclipse - when the moon seems to have a “bite” taken out of it - is caused when the moon’s orbit takes the moon through the Earth’s shadow. If only part of the moon touches the shadow, we have a “partial” eclipse.

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