Eclipse

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[[Image:Solar-eclipse 1.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Solar eclipses are rare and spectacular!]]An '''eclipse''' occurs when one body obscures light from another body. The best known phenomenon of this type is a Solar eclipse, which occurs when the [[Moon]] passes between the [[Earth]] and the [[Sun]], blocking the Sun's light from a region on the planet's surface.  There is also the more common Lunar Eclipse where the full moon passes inside the Earth's shadow, leaving it only lit by light refracted through Earth's atmosphere, giving it a red appearance.
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[[Image:Solar-eclipse 1.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Solar eclipses are rare and spectacular!]]An '''eclipse''' occurs when one body obscures light from another body. The best known phenomenon of this type is a Solar eclipse, which occurs when the [[Moon]] passes between the [[Earth]] and the [[Sun]], blocking the Sun's light from a region on the planet's surface.  If the Moon happens to be at its farthest approach(thus appearing smaller) or the Earth at its closest to the Sun(the sun appears larger), or both, than you will get an Annular Eclipse where a thin ring of the sun is still visible.  There is also the more common Lunar Eclipse where the full moon passes inside the Earth's shadow, leaving it only lit by light refracted through Earth's atmosphere, giving it a red appearance.
  
 
==Eclipse in ''Mass Effect''==
 
==Eclipse in ''Mass Effect''==

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