Do Planets Make Shadows?


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Planets cannot make shadows. Solid bodies that come in the way of light cast a shadow but don’t cause shadows.

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Does the Sun have a Shadow?

The Sun is a solid object, and tangible things that come in the path of light casts shadows, so we can say that the Sun could have a shadow.

What Does Shadows in Space Mean for NASA?

Shadows are very useful to the scientists at NASA because shadows could be signs of heavenly bodies that cannot be seen.

What is a solar eclipse?

A solar eclipse is caused when the moon moves between the Sun and the earth.  The moon’s shadow will block the Sun’s light from reaching the planet, and this will appear to us in the form of a solar eclipse.

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