Reblog…

Here is a reblog of an excellent article by Elke Macartney…

 

little moon’s eclipse trick A celestial coincidence factors into the stunning astronomical illusion of a total solar eclipse. In order for the experience of viewing a solar eclipse on earth to happen, the measurements of the moon, the distance of the moon from the earth, and the size of the sun all have to line…

via Little moon’s eclipse trick — Elke Macartney

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