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Annular Eclipse: The Changing Size of the Moon

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The ring of the photosphere that is visible around the edge of the moon is known as the:

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1. The point at which the moon is closest to the Earth is known as the:

2. The point where the moon is most distant from the Earth is known as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz/worksheet combo will teach you about annular eclipses, which occur when the sun's photosphere is visible around the edge of the moon as a bright ring. The interactive quiz will ask you questions pertaining to the key terms and concepts associated with annular eclipses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The definition of the Annulus
  • The difference between the perigee and the apogee
  • What totality means in relation to eclipses
  • How to describe an annular eclipse

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the perigee and the apogee
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as annulus and totality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding annular eclipses

Additional Learning

To learn more about a specific type of solar eclipse, review the corresponding lesson on annular eclipses. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explores the relational size of the sun and the moon
  • Examines the different types of solar eclipses
  • Discusses annular eclipses and why they occur
  • Defines terms such as totality, annular, apogee, and perigee
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