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What are at least 3 similarities and differences between a lunar eclipse and a solar eclipse? During what phases of the moon do a solar and lunar eclipse occur?

Similarities: 1. Both rely on a celestial body to block another celestial body from view. 2. Both events cast a shadow on a celestial body ie the moon or the earth. 3. Both of them are predictable Differences: 1. During a solar eclipse the sun is blocked but in a lunar eclipse the moon is blocked 2. Solar eclipses happen during the day and lunar happens at night 3. Lunar eclipses are more common than solar eclipses. A solar eclipse can only happen during a new moon but a linar ecplise only happens at a full moon

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