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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘false dawn’

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 5, Glowing pyramid of light in

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 5, Glowing pyramid of light in east might be false dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Autumn is the best time of year to see the false dawn, also known as the zodiacal light. This light can be noticeable and easy to see from latitudes like those in the southern U.S. I’ve seen it many times from the latitude of southern Texas, sometimes while driving a lonely highway far from city lights, in the hour or so before true dawn begins to light the sky. In that case, the zodiacal light can resemble the lights of ... Full Story

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