• Definition for "gegenschein"
    • A faint radiant place in the sky, exactly…
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gegenschein definition

  • noun:
    • A faint radiant place in the sky, exactly opposite the position regarding the sunshine. Also known as counterglow.
    • A faint brightening associated with night sky around the ecliptic directly opposite the sunlight.
    • A faint area of light into the night sky that appears opposite the sun; a reflection of sunlight by micrometeoric material in room.
    • The large, faintly luminous area on ecliptic reverse towards the sun, supposed to be aside regarding the zodiacal light.
    • a faint place of light inside evening sky that seems directly opposite the positioning of the sunlight; a reflection of sunlight by micrometeoric material in area
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