Solar eclipses are when the sun is either partially or completely covered by the moon which
results in a level of darkness. During the 4 eclipse phases, totality (complete darkness) occurs
between Second Contact (C2) and Third Contact (C3). Solar eclipses have certain terminology
including Bailey’s Beads (streams of sunlight shining through the moon’s valley edges) and
corona (the “glow” around the moon during totality). To properly view a solar eclipse, it is
crucial to never look directly at the eclipse without wearing specific viewing eyewear. Take time
to learn about solar eclipses so you will understand how they happen and correct viewing

Everything You Need to Know About Solar Eclipses

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