How is a lunar eclipse and a solar eclipse different

QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:37 AM

Answered by answersmine AT 23/09/2019 - 03:37 AM

I think (not too sure) that a Solar Eclipse is when a planet is in front of the Sun, covering it for us. In a Lunar Eclipse, that is when the Moon is in front of the Sun. Sorry if I got that wrong! That's just what I think the difference is.
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How does Earth’s temperature compare to other planets in the solar system? is more stable and has a lower range of variability is colder overall is warmer overall is overall very similar to other planets

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ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:57 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:57 PM

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This is straight from google "During photosynthesis, a plant is able to convert solar energy into a chemical form. It does this by capturing light coming from the sun and, through a series of reactions, using its energy to help build a sugar molecule called glucose. Glucose is made of six carbon atoms, six oxygen atoms, and twelve hydrogen atoms."

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 08:19 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 08:19 PM

Which of these is not part of our solar system. A asteroids holes C. stars D. Planets

A.) Asteroids
Asteroids is not a part of our solar system

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 07:50 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 07:50 PM

Planet X is a planet in our solar system. Planet Y is a dwarf planet. Identify their characteristics. has moons and ringsis not considered a gas giantis unable to clear similar-sized objects from its orbital pathis the second most massive object in our solar system


X: has moons and rings, the second most massive object in our solar system. (Saturn)

Y: not considered a gas giant, Unable to clear small-sized objects from its orbital path. (Pluto)          


There are 8 planets in the solar system. Four are terrestrial planets and four Jovian planets. Jovian planets are gas giants, have rings and many moons. Terrestrial planets are small and have less number of moons. The second most massive object is the gas giant planet Saturn. It has rings and many moons.

Dwarf planets are not considered as a gas giant. There are other similar sized objects in their orbital path. One of the dwarf planet is Pluto. It lies beyond the orbit of Neptune in Kuiper Belt.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 05:05 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 05:05 PM

Compare the environmental impact of using solar, geothermal, and nuclear energy.

Solar and geothermal energy are both considered renewable energy sources. Nuclear energy, on the other hand, is a nonrenewable energy source. Nuclear, solar, and geothermal energy are all low sources of air pollution and do not emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Nuclear and geothermal energy both heat up water to produce electricity. Nuclear energy requires a mining step to obtain the raw material used to produce energy, while solar and geothermal energy do not require mining. Nuclear energy produces nuclear waste, while solar and geothermal energy do not produce a significant amount of waste.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 02:19 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 02:19 PM

At which moon position could a lunar eclipse occur?

The moon would be positioned last:
Sun --> Earth --> Moon
hope this helped

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 02:04 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 02:04 PM

All of the following are explanations for glacial periods EXCEPT a) volcanism b)varying solar energy c)earths orbit precession d) biological organisms


d) biological organisms


Scientists constantly discuss the reasons for the existence of climatic cycles that make glaciations arise and end. The most famous theory, introduced in 1920 by the Yugoslav mathematician Milutin Milankovitch, argues that the Earth's climate is determined by the volume of energy it receives from the sun. According to Milankovitch, this insolation - incidence of solar radiation - is dictated, in turn, by three astronomical factors.

The first is the irregular nature of the Earth's orbit around the Sun. In a period of 100,000 years the planet's orbit passes from a nearly perfect circle to a slightly oval shape. As this eccentricity increases, the same occurs with the period - the minimum distance between Earth and the Sun -, causing lower insolation and lower temperatures.

The second factor is the slope of the axis of rotation of the Earth, which ranges from 21.8 to 24.4 degrees, every 40,000 years. With maximum slope, sunshine and temperatures drop. Milankovitch's third factor, precession, refers to the way the Earth oscillates on its axis, like a top. In periods of 21 thousand years, such phenomenon affects the inclination of the planet and brings colder temperatures. When the three factors reinforce each other, they plunge the Earth into a glaciation.

In addition, scientists believe that the movement of tectonic plates and volcanism are also factors of creation of the periods gcllaciais.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 01:59 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 01:59 PM

At which moon position could a lunar eclipse occur?

When the moon is covering the sun?

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 01:55 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 01:55 PM

This is can be as small as a grain of sand or as larger as a boulder. This small type of debris moves through the solar system. What is it?

your answer is a meteoroid

step by step explanation:

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 01:32 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 01:32 PM

How did scientist learn about the solar system after the moon landing

They used the data collected to make inferences on the Solar System!

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 08:12 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 08:12 AM

___________ energy refers to energy sources (such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric) that release very small amounts of greenhouse gases.


The correct answer would be renewable energy.

The renewable energy refers to the energy sources which gets replenished in nature at the same or similar pace at which they are being utilized by the humans.

They are also considered as clean energy sources as they produce no or least amount of pollution, greenhouse gases et cetera.

Examples may include solar energy, tidal energy, wind energy, et cetera.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 05:50 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 05:50 AM

IS IT TRUE THAT THE MOON becomes dark during a solar eclipse

No, the sun is just not reflecting on it at the time being. When the sun shines off of the moon, it creates a visible portion of the moon. 

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 04:11 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 04:11 AM

Which eclipse can you not look at?

My answer -

You should not look directly at the partial phases of a solar eclipse, because even a sliver of full sun is intense enough to burn your eye. The totally eclipsed sun is perfectly safe to look at. All phases of a lunar eclipse are safe, because the moon itself is safe to look at, and an eclipse only makes it dimmer.


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ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 03:17 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 03:17 AM

What is red shift? How does it affect earth and our solar system?

Redshift happens when light or other electromagnetic radiation from an object is increased in wavelength, or shifted to the red end of the spectrum

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 02:50 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 02:50 AM

Explain the alignment of the earth sun and moon during a solar eclipse

Sun, Moon, Earth. A solar eclipse happens when the Moon is between the Sun and the Earth.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 12:02 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 12:02 AM

In general compared to burning fossil fuel by combustion, using renewable option like solar, hydroelectric and geothermal energy to produce electricity will

D) Generate less waste and have a smaller environmental impact

ANSWERED AT 15/10/2019 - 08:59 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 15/10/2019 - 08:59 PM

_____ is a gas giant, has the shortest day of all the planets, and has the largest moon in the solar system.

Jupiter should be the answer!!
Hope dis helped :)

ANSWERED AT 15/10/2019 - 06:10 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 15/10/2019 - 06:10 PM

Past ice ages are believed to have been caused by _____. A-solar output changes and Milankovitch cycles B-volcanic activity and human activity C-human activity and Milankovitch cycles D-plate tectonics and human activity

Answer: The correct answer for the blank is- A-solar output changes and Milankovitch cycles.

An ice age can be described as a prolonged reduction in the temperature of the atmosphere and Earth's surface, which leads to the expansion of polar ice sheets.

Fluctuations in the amount of incident rays of sunlight ( incoming sunlight) is considered as the most likely reason behind changes in Earth's climate.

In other words, alteration in the duration and the intensity of heat from the sun is the cause of glacial cycles.

The Milankovich cycles occur primarily due to changes in the shape of the Earth's orbit around the sun, which relates the tilted axis of Earth.

Thus, option A) is the right answer.

ANSWERED AT 15/10/2019 - 04:32 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 15/10/2019 - 04:32 PM

What is true for solar, wind, and geothermal energy? a. Their use is dependent on location. b. They are all environmentally friendly alternatives to burning fossil fuels. c. They are all renewable resources. d. All of the above,,

D is for sure the right answer. I learned this in 3rd grade advanced biology and remember it like it was yesterday.

ANSWERED AT 15/10/2019 - 01:20 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 15/10/2019 - 01:20 PM