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During a total solar eclipse, what part of the Sun is often visible that we normally cannot see?
 
  a. core
 b. CMEs
 c. corona
 d. photosphere
  e. solar wind

Question 2

If the Moon crosses Earth's shadow at the center of the umbra, how long will the entire eclipse last from start to finish?
 
  a. 2 to 3 minutes
 b. 7 minutes
 c. 1 hour 45 minutes
  d. 2 hours
 e. 6 hours

Question 3

What gives the Moon a coppery glow during a total eclipse?
 
  a. Sunlight refracted through Earth's atmosphere
 b. Sunlight reflected from Earth's surface
 c. Not all of the sunlight is blocked out
 d. The artificial light reflected up from Earth's surface
 e. The spectral emissions of the gases that make up Earth's atmosphere.

Question 4

What creates a total lunar eclipse?
 
  a. The Sun passes completely through Earth's umbra.
 b. The Moon passes completely through Earth's umbra.
 c. The Moon passes through some of Earth's penumbra.
 d. The Earth passes completely through the Moon's umbra.
  e. The Earth passes through some of the Moon's penumbra.

Question 5

What happens every 29.5 days?
 
  a. The Moon's Saros cycle
 b. The Moon's synodic cycle
 c. The Moon's sidereal cycle
 d. The Moon's ecliptic season
 e. The Moon's chance for a partial eclipse
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