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20 Funny Solar Eclipse Jokes

solar eclipse joke image showing earth taking a selfie with the sun and moon

Brighten up the solar eclipse with these 20 funny jokes sent in by Scout Life readers. These totally funny solar eclipse jokes will guarantee your humor won’t be overshadowed on April 8, 2024.

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Max: What did the sun bring to the solar eclipse party?
Paul: Tell me.
Max: A light snack!
Joke by Max C., Trussville, Ala.

Austin: How does the man in the moon cut his hair?
Jaime: How?
Austin: Eclipse it.
Joke by Austin G., Baltimore, Md.

How does the moon cut its hair? Eclipse it

Wyatt: How did the ocean say hello to the sun after the eclipse?
Cody: I haven’t a clue.
Wyatt: It waved.
Joke by Wyatt P., Sumerduck, Va.


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Oliver: What did the moon say to the sun during an eclipse?
Lily: What?
Oliver: “Just passing through!”
Joke by Oliver E., Brownsville, Tex.

Walker: What did the sun say to the moon on the day of the solar eclipse?
Ben: I don’t know. What?
Walker: “Looks like it’s my day off.”
Joke by Walker G., Madison, Miss.

Ian: What did the sun say when it reappeared after an eclipse?
Angus: What?
Ian: “Pleased to heat you again.”
Joke by Ian T., Acton, Mass.

A book never written: “The Dark” by Ima Fraid.
Joke by Colin W., Fishers, Ind.

Liam: What kind of underwear should you wear during an eclipse?
Jesse: No clue.
Liam: Fruit of the Moon!
Joke by Carrington C., Richmond, Va.

Ryan: What is the moon’s favorite gum?
Crista: Who knows?
Ryan: Eclipse!
Joke by Ryan G., Houston, Tex.

Buster: What’s the most famous painting of an eclipse?
Sonya: What?
Buster: The Moona Lisa.
Joke by Sergio H., Humble, Tex.

Oliver: When can astronauts not land on the moon?
David: When?
Oliver: When it is full.
Joke by Oliver D., Flower Mound, Tex.

John: How do you organize a solar eclipse party?
Tim: How?
John: You planet.
Joke by John M., Norwood, Mass.

Liz: Why didn’t the sun go to college?
John: I don’t know?
Liz: Because it already had a million degrees!
Joke by Liz W., Margate, Fla.

Nathan: What did the scientists conclude when they found bones on the moon?
Nick: Not sure.
Nathan: The cow didn’t make it!
Joke by Nathan C., Redwood City, Calif.

Gabe: What kind of music does the moon like?
Zoe: What kind?
Gabe: Neptunes
Joke by Gabe A., Renton, Wash.

What kind of music does the moon like Neptunes

Tom Swifty: “I can’t see the eclipse with these clouds,” Tom said obscurely.
Joke by Jeff H., Bayfield, Colo.

Tom Swifty: “I forgot my eclipse glasses at home,” Tom said, blinded by his mistake.
Joke by Maya O., North Ogden, Utah

Rushabh: Have you heard about the restaurant on the moon?
Tommy: No.
Rushabh: Great food, but no atmosphere.
Joke by Rushabh S., East Windsor, N.J.

Jacob: Why did the teacher bring solar eclipse glasses to school?
Leonard: Why?
Jacob: She had bright students!
Joke by Jacob B., South Bend, Ind.

Lucy: What’s a moon’s favorite snack during an eclipse?
Matthew: I don’t know, what?
Lucy: Sun chips!
Joke by Lucy E., Port St. Lucie, Fla.

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34 Comments on 20 Funny Solar Eclipse Jokes

  1. SJT !)^$%^&*(74385793 // April 12, 2024 at 1:41 pm // Reply

    Thank you for the jokes!!!!!!

  2. Christine and Jojo in Az // April 10, 2024 at 11:12 am // Reply

    These are great. We had lots of laughs and giggles.

  3. Those jokes r funny. I’ll laugh

  4. That’s funny

  5. the eclipes was lite

  6. good good gaa gaa // April 8, 2024 at 2:28 pm // Reply

    my b day is totality so yay

  7. Lily: are you smart
    Lily:then when is the next Eclipse?
    Steve:how would I know?
    Lily:you said you were smart.

  8. hahahahaahahahahahah

  9. 🤣😂😅 cool jokes

  10. ECLIPSE DAY!!!! 🌕 +☀️ = 🌑

  11. Lol funny

  12. So funnysssss

  13. I’m sorry but I’m not sure about the jokes

  14. Cool jokes

  15. Amazing!!!!!

  16. Love the joke

  17. I laughed at the scientist one

  18. these are dad jokes in disguise

  19. That was so funny 😐


  21. I laughed on every joke

  22. That was funny 🤣

  23. Unknown 🤐🤔 // August 22, 2017 at 8:01 pm // Reply

    Nice jokes lol 😂

  24. these were awesome and i loved the solar eclipse

  25. .............. // August 21, 2017 at 10:36 am // Reply

    During a solar eclipse the moon photo bombs the sun

  26. Fantastic!!!!

  27. Well, at least they are clean. I love every one of them!

    Happy, safe viewing on Mon,

    Old Scout

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