Next to the Sun, the brightest object in the sky is the Moon. The Moon also one of the more dynamic celestial objects, changing appearance and position every night. In a 2 to 3 paragraph essay, answer the following questions:
- What are the phases of the Moon and why do the different phases occur?
- What is the appearance of a total solar eclipse? What conditions allow a solar eclipse to occur?
- What is the appearance of a total lunar eclipse? What conditions allow a lunar eclipse to occur?