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Paxi and Our Moon: Phases and Eclipses

In this short animation Paxi, the friendly alien from Space, explores our moon. Paxi looks at the orbit of the Moon and explains the phases of the moon as seen from the Northern and Southern hemispheres. The animation also highlights key concepts related to the moon and demonstrates how solar and lunar eclipses occur.

This resource has been provided by European Space Agency, (ESA).

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