What is the name of positions of the sun, moon, and earth during a lunar eclipse?

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Lunar eclipse happens when Earth is in between Sun and Moon..When Moon enters Earth's shadow we sya that there is a lunar eclipse..Lunar eclipse happens only on full moon night.

Jul 27, 2017

Any total eclipse requires perfect alignment of the 3 bodies.


If the order is sun, moon, earth we see a solar eclipse. A lunar eclipse is an identical alignment but in the order sun, earth, moon (hence can only happen at a full moon, just like a solar eclipse can only happen at a new moon.)