Eclipse 2

In southern Japan there is a complete eclipse tomorrow, which will last for 6 minutes (a really long eclipse).

When the moon blocks the sunlight from reaching us then we get a giant shadow, known as an eclipse, for several minutes. Then the famous diamond ring appears signaling the end of the eclipse. This is what happens.

Eclipse phases
Eclipse phases

This is what an eclipse looks like from space.

NASA picture of eclipse
NASA picture of eclipse

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