The eclipse sequence

I must say I was looking forward to the eclipse – I missed the one in 1999 as it was very cloudy in Cambridgeshire. Although it was cloudy this time too I was lucky.

Eclipse 1 8.57am

Eclipse 2 9.09

Eclipse 3 9.22

Eclipse 4 9.28

Eclipse 5 9.32

Eclipse 6 10.15

Eclipse 7 10.26

Eclipse 810.34

Apparently the moon is 400 times smaller than the sun but is 400 times closer to the earth than the sun –  as a result from earth the sun and the moon appear the same size and the perfect fitting eclipse is the result.

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