central eclipse

noun

1
: a solar eclipse at the point when the centers of the sun and moon are in line with the observer
2
: a lunar eclipse in which the moon passes through the center of the earth's shadow

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“Central eclipse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/central%20eclipse. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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