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  • The Heroic Characteristics Of Louis Braille And Juan Pablo Bonet

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    According to the Oxford dictionary, “A hero is a person who is admired by many people for doing something brave or good” (n.d.). A hero is an inspirational figure that people try to imitate their actions and have a strong desire to be like them. Moreover, A hero is a person who thrives to reach to the peak of the mountain and inspire people to follow his/her footsteps. “A hero is as an individual that take action on behalf of others in need, or in defense of integrity or a moral cause” (Dilbeck

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Apollo 11 Speech

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    our earth, all eyes were fixed on the skies as Apollo 11 took off, putting two men on the moon. For the first time in the history of mankind, we saw footprints on the moon. Those footprints, the markings of a new era of our world from the boots of Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, resonated within the minds of many. In response to this monumental event, numerous texts were created which employed various types of rhetorical appeals and diction to effectively communicate their purpose of describing the

  • Analysis Of Lunar Eclipses By Robert Roy Britt

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    Robert Roy Britt explains the causation and the nature of these celestial bodies. A lunar eclipse appears when the Earth is directly between the moon and the sun. Appearing only on a night of a full moon, a lunar eclipse is formed when the Earth blocks any direct sunlight from reaching the moon. And this can only happen when the Sun, Earth and the Moon are aligned to form a straight line, generally referred to as a syzygy. A total lunar eclipse can only occur when these celestial objects are perfectly

  • Solar Eclipse : From Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

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    when the Moon completely covers the Sun 's disk, as seen in this 1999 solar eclipse. Solar prominences can be seen along the limb (in red) as well as extensive coronal filaments. Annular solar eclipsePartial solar eclipse An annular solar eclipse (left) occurs when the Moon is too far away to completely cover the Sun 's disk (May 20, 2012). During a partial solar eclipse (right), the Moon blocks only part of the Sun 's disk (October 23, 2014). As seen from the Earth, a solar eclipse is a type of eclipse

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    The Moon - Introduction Its hard to imagine the history of Earth without our Moon. For as long as man walked this Earth, the Moon served as "lesser light for the night" and faithful time-piece. The phases of the Moon were used to help guide the Harvest, or help determine the time of the river floods. How our Moon came to existence is still under speculation. There are several possible scenarios: Fission Theory - the Earth spinning so fast during early formation that a piece broke off forming

  • Significances Of Total Solar Eclipses

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    A Total Solar Eclipse occurs when the visible portion of our Moon covers the visible portion of our sun, causing it to seem like a white ring with a black center, causing an extremely unique view of our sun and Moon. The Total Solar Eclipse can only be seen from a few points in the world, in the umbral shadow. Most people in the world will only see a partial Solar Eclipse, where the Moon will only cover a portion of the sun, due to the fact that they're in the penumbral. While not as unique, it's

  • Causes Of Solar Eclipse

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    A solar eclipse is a type of eclipse that occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks the Sun. This can happen only at new moon when the Sun and the Moon are in conjunction as seen from Earth in an alignment referred to as syzygy. In a total eclipse, the disk of the Sun is fully obscured by the Moon. In partial and annular eclipses, only part of the Sun is obscured. If the Moon were in a perfectly circular orbit, a little closer to the Earth, and

  • Apollo 11 : The First Space Mission

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    that landed humans on the moon. On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin landed on the Moon while Michael Collins stayed in the Command Module. On the surface, Armstrong and Aldrin spent two and a half hours collecting samples, taking pictures, and exploring the surface of the moon. After they got their samples, they placed a three by five feet American flag on the moon, a plaque that said, “Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon. July 20, 1969 A.D. We came

  • Two Types Of Solar Eclipses In Greek History

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    object such as a moon or a planet moves into the shadow of another celestial body and there are two types of the eclipse on Earth named solar eclipse and lunar eclipse. A solar eclipse happens when the moon's shadow falls somewhere on the surface of the earth and a lunar eclipse is the opposite of solar eclipse which happens when the earth's shadow falls on the moon. There are two sections of the shadow, the dark umbra, and the partially shaded penumbra, their placement determines the type of eclipse that

  • The Moon Is The Only Natural Satellite Of Earth

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    The Moon Jacob Hogue SCIN 111-12F Ivy Tech Community College The Moon is the only natural satellite of Earth. Its orbit is 384,400 km from Earth, the diameter is 3476 km and the mass is 7.35e22 kg. The moon is also Called Luna by the Romans, Selene and Artemis by the Greeks, and many other names in other mythologies. The Moon, of course, has been known since prehistoric times. It is the second brightest object in the sky after the Sun. As the Moon orbits around the Earth once per month, the angle