fourth contact

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At a solar eclipse, the moment at which the trailing (western) limb of the Moon completely uncovers the Sun’s eastern limb, marking the end of the eclipse; or, at a lunar eclipse, the moment at which the Moon’s western limb exits the Earth’s shadow; also known as last contact.

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