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Eclipses.

Author: Corona Brezina
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2019.
Series: Nature's Mysteries II Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In ancient civilizations, people believed that eclipses represented omens of disaster. Today, total solar eclipses are regarded as rare and wondrous spectacles. The Great American Eclipse of 2017 sparked nationwide enthusiasm, and another total solar eclipse will occur across a swath of the United States in 2024. This volume investigates the science and history of eclipses, explaining the astronomical phenomena in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brezina, Corona.
Eclipses.
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Corona Brezina
ISBN: 9781508106432 1508106436
OCLC Number: 1065098860
Description: 1 online resource (34 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; What Are Eclipses?; Ancient Eclipses; Solar Eclipses; Observations of a Total Solar Eclipse; Viewing a total Solar Eclipse; Lunar Eclipses; Viewing a Lunar Eclipse; Eclipse Research Activities; Predicting Eclipses; Eclipses in the United States; Other Types of Eclipses; Beyond the Solar System; Glossary; For More Information; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Nature's Mysteries II Ser.

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In ancient civilizations, people believed that eclipses represented omens of disaster. Today, total solar eclipses are regarded as rare and wondrous spectacles. The Great American Eclipse of 2017 sparked nationwide enthusiasm, and another total solar eclipse will occur across a swath of the United States in 2024. This volume investigates the science and history of eclipses, explaining the astronomical phenomena in accessible terms. Readers will learn about the celestial circumstances that cause eclipses and what to expect during an eclipse. Features such as ""Think About It"" sidebars encourag.

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