THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA 1991 SOLAR ECLIPSE EXPEDITION SOLAR ECLIPSE OUIZ 1. The term "eclipse" of the sun is actually a complete misnomer for the event that we will see tomorrow. The proper name of the phenomenon is a(n) _____________________ of the sun. 2. The English translation of the Latin word that is our name for the sun's atmosphere that we see during the total phase of a solar eclipse is _______________________. 3. Annular eclipses are more frequent than total eclipses. True or false?