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First solar eclipse of 2022 to coincide with Black Moon
Sky gazers will experience a rare occurrence called the Black Moon on April 30, coinciding with the partial solar eclipse.
According to NASA, just before and during sunset the Moon will block about 65% of the Sun, resulting in a partial eclipse.
Solar eclipses happen when the Sun, Moon, and Earth align in one line with the celestial bodies casting a shadow on our planet.
This solar eclipse will be visible to people living in South America, Chile, Uruguay, southwestern Bolivia, Peru, some regions of southwestern Brazil and Argentina.
The term Black Moon is mostly used to refer to any event associated with the new moon, because the moon is invisible, hence black.
According to The Old Farmer's Almanac every new moon is a Black Moon since the moon's dark or black side is "visible."