A solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks our view of the sun. Select the diagram that best represents the position of the sun, the Earth, and the moon during a solar eclipse, as well as the correct orbits.

Diagram A

Explanation

This diagram corresponds to the correct arrangement of Earth, moon, and the sun during a solar eclipse. The moon is located between the Earth and the sun, blocking the Earth's view of the sun. It also corresponds to the correct orbits, with the moon orbiting around the Earth, and the Earth around the sun. choice b is wrong because it shows the sun orbiting around the Earth, and the moon around the sun. choice c is wrong because the Earth, moon, and sun are not aligned as they should be during an eclipse, and the moon is not orbiting around the Earth. choice d shows correct orbits, but the moon is not blocking the sun from the Earth's view. In fact, choice d corresponds to a lunar eclipse. choice e is wrong because it shows the Earth and the sun orbiting around the moon.

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