the moon is perfectly in place so that the moon blocks the sun. If you are on the right place on earth then you can see this event. As you can see in the diagram you can only see this on the tiny place that hit earth this is why solar eclipse is more rare than a lunar eclipse
Solar eclipse is shown below
this is between a solar eclipse bad a lunar eclipse
the moon is perfectly in place on the other side of the sun so that the earth blocks the sun but not the suns rays.the suns rays barley get around the side of the earth because of that the moon turns red. this is a cool affect of the lunar eclipse.