Eclipses 
Eclipses
by Crash Course
Video Lecture 5 of 47
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Date Added: August 11, 2016

Lecture Description

The big question in the comments last week was, "BUT WHAT ABOUT ECLIPSES?" Today, Phil breaks 'em down for you.

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace: www.squarespace.com/crashcourse

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As promised, Phil's sun spotting recommendations:

Astronomers Without Borders (charitable org): store.astronomerswithoutborders.org/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=8&products_id=3

Rainbow Symphony glasses (I have these myself): www.rainbowsymphony.com/soleclipse.html

Wide variety of viewers from Rainbow Symphony: www.eclipseglasses2017.com/buy-eclipse-glasses

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Solar Eclips 0:59
Lunar Eclipse 1:03
Moon's Orbit 1:23
Size of the Earth and Moon 8:24

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PHOTOS/VIDEOS
svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=4158
www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/solar-eclipse-diagram/#.VMFSKGTF_Z0
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eclipse#mediaviewer/File:Geometry_of_a_Total_Solar_Eclipse.svg
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_September_22,_2006#mediaviewer/File:Helder_da_Rocha_-_Partial_solar_eclipse_(by-sa).jpg
commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Solar_eclipse_2008Feb07-New_Zealand-partial-Greg_Hewgill.jpg
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse#mediaviewer/File:The_Patrial_Eclipse.jpg
philhart.smugmug.com/Sun/Queensland-Solar-Eclipse/i-qjqMzzK
svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11128
philhart.smugmug.com/Sun/Queensland-Solar-Eclipse/i-mMSf6gB
philhart.smugmug.com/Sun/Queensland-Solar-Eclipse/i-LffKLrf
www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YX2blo1eRk
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse#mediaviewer/File:Annular_Eclipse._Taken_from_Middlegate,_Nevada_on_May_20,_2012.jpg
commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Geometry_of_a_Lunar_Eclipse.svg
svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=10787
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lunar_eclipse_April_15_2014_California_Alfredo_Garcia_Jr1.jpg
svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=10787
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_eclipse#mediaviewer/File:Lunar_eclipse_oct_8_2014_Minneapolis_4_46am.png
svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=4155

Course Index

Course Description

In this Crash Course series, marvel at the wonders of astronomy with your host for this intergalactic adventure, the Bad Astronomer himself -- Phil Plait. In just 40 short lessons, you will learn the basics of the oldest science known to humanity.

Be sure to check out links to relevant Photos in the description for each video.

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