It is a mistake to regard eclipses as phenomena which solely affect the Sun and the Moon. The passing of any one celestial body in front of another is an eclipse, in its literal interpretation. In between the rare solar and lunar events, do not forget that lunar and planetary occultations, transits, and some variable star observations, fall into the same class, and are equally important observations. Details of these will be found in other chapters of this book.
KeywordsSolar Eclipse Variable Star Total Solar Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Total Eclipse
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