During a solar eclipse....calculate forces.......etc 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data During a solar eclipse, the moon, Earth, and sun lie on the same line, with the moon between Earth and the sun. (a) What force is exerted on the moon by the sun? __________N (b) What force is exerted on the moon by Earth? __________N (c) What force is exerted on Earth by the sun? __________N 2. Relevant equations F=(G*M1*M2)/R^2 3. The attempt at a solution scroll down.