The alien was getting ready to go to the moon to watch the lunar eclipse. A lunar eclipse is when the revolution of Earth passes through the sun and moon,and casts a shadow on the moon.
There are 8 phases of the moon they are called waning and waxing. There are 4 of each type. The way the moon rotates is casts shawdows from earth.
An equinox is when the sun is above the equator. A solstice is when the northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere have equal daylight and nighttime hours.
Time to come home you have been on the moon for 3 weeks!
There are solar and lunar eclipses. A solar eclipse is when the moon passes through the sun and earth and casts a shadow on earth. A lunar eclipse is when the Earth passes through the sun and moon and sact a shadow on the moon.
The alien was watching the eclipse and was amazed that the lunar eclipse was so cool.
HE stayed there for 3 weeks and finally went back home to Mars. He was planning to go to erth one day to see a solar eclipse.