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Solar Eclipse Poem
A solar eclipse happens when the moon comes between the Earth and the Sun and blocks the Sun's light.
An eclipse can be partial (only part of the Sun is blocked) or total (the entire Sun is blocked).
Solar eclipses happen between two and five times a year although they cannot be viewed from all places on Earth.
It is important not to stare at a solar eclipse with your naked eye- during an eclipse the light from the Sun may appear dim, but even a small amount of direct sunlight can cause damage to your vision.