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#Earthrise: A #Video Reconstruction | @APOD

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An explanation and credits for this video reconstruction is provided at Astronomy Picture of the Day. Details of the 1968 Earthrise are provided by NASA's Science Visualization Studio

The #Moon's Role in a #SolarEclipse | #video #tutorial by @NASAGoddard Scientific Visualization Studio | #Ecipse2017

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Ecipses happen when the Sun, Moon, and Earth line up just right. The 2:34 video totorial below, from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (download available), explains what happens during a total solar eclipse and a partial eclipse and how often they occur. The video also explains how a solar eclipse differs from a lunar exlipse and, gives a helpful tip on how to remember the difference,

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Cener July 21st announcement of the video tutorial with related videos.

Moon Phases Demonstration | NSTA Press | Emily Morgan, author of Next Time You See the Moon

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Emily Morgan takes you through the phases of the Moon in this 4:15 video demonstration that is easy to replicate in a classroom. Materials needed: foam ball, pencil, light source, and yourself. The names for each phase are provided as you model Moon's orbit around you (the Earth).

Go Out and Observe the Moon! 9/19/15 | @observethemoon #moonnight

A Science Friday post by the NASA-sponsored International Observe the Moon team. Includes: Supermoon lunar eclipse video; Moon observation log; Video of 2015 lunar phases; Features map of the Moon; and Create a Moon impact painting.