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MAH | Eclipses

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MAH | Eclipses

June 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am 10:30 am

According to a Korean story, eclipses happen when a king’s fire dogs try to steal light from the Sun or Moon. We’ll tell that story, explain the science behind what causes solar and lunar eclipses, and simulate upcoming eclipses visible from North Carolina.

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