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Mention the sequence of the position of the sun, earth, and moon in lunar eclipse.


A
Sun, Earth, Moon
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B
Earth, Moon, Sun
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C
Moon, Sun, Earth
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D
Sun, Moon, Earth
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Solution

The correct option is B Sun, Earth, Moon
lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its umbra (shadow). This can occur only when the sunEarth and moon are aligned (in "syzygy") exactly, or very closely so, with the Earth in the middle. 

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