Welcome to Astronomy & Telescope Astronomy

 
 

  Modules

· Home
· AvantGo
· Content
· Downloads
· Encyclopedia
· FAQ
· Feedback
· Forums
· Journal
· Members List
· Private Messages
· Recommend Us
· Reviews
· Search
· Statistics
· Stories Archive
· Submit News
· Surveys
· Top 10
· Topics
· Web Links
· Your Account
 

  Who's Online

There are currently, 4 guest(s) and 0 member(s) that are online.

You are Anonymous user. You can register for free by clicking here
 

  Search



 

  Languages

Select Interface Language:

 

  Random Headlines


Lunar Eclipse
[ Lunar Eclipse ]

·Astronomy: Mars - Geology-RED-ROCK GEOLOGY
·Astronomy: Mars - DUST STORMS
·Astronomy: Mars - GETTING EQUIPPED
·Astronomy: Mars
·Astronomy: Lunar Eclipse - MOON COLORS
·Astronomy: Lunar Eclipse - Eclipse Photo
·Astronomy: Lunar Eclipse
 

 
 
Astronomy & Telescope Astronomy: Natural Skylight

Search on This Topic:   
[ Go to Home | Select a New Topic ]
 
 


 
  Natural Skylight Natural Skylight: Astronomy: Natural Skylight - THE ZODIACAL LIGHT

THE ZODIACAL LIGHT

Of all the astronomical phenomena visible to the naked eye, the zodiacal light is one of the most delicate. It appears as a diaphanous wedge oflight, no brighter than the Milky Way, extending up from the horizon well after sunset.

 
 
  Posted by astronomy on Saturday, December 04 @ 16:25:10 CST (7 reads)
(Read More... | 2244 bytes more | comments? | Natural Skylight | Score: 0)
 

 
  Natural Skylight Natural Skylight: Astronomy: Natural Skylight - AN ELUSIVE LIGHT

AN ELUSIVE LIGHT

A manifestation of the zodiacal light appears in another part of the sky, where it has a different name—the gegenschein, or counterglow. A very faint elliptical glow some 10 degrees across, this phenomenon appears opposite the Sun in what is called the antisolar region of the sky.

 
 
  Posted by astronomy on Saturday, December 04 @ 16:24:08 CST (7 reads)
(Read More... | 857 bytes more | comments? | Natural Skylight | Score: 0)
 

 
  Natural Skylight Natural Skylight: Astronomy: Natural Skylight - CURTAINS OF LIGHT

CURTAINS OF LIGHT

The compelling sight of the aurora borealis, or northern lights, has inspired, frightened, and otherwise transfixed people living in Arctic regions for centuries. To the Inuit of North America, the undulating gossamer curtains of light were the play of unborn children, or the torchlight held by the dead to aid the living in winter. Some say that if you whistle gently, the lights will respond by drawing nearer. In Scandinavia, it was once common to use auroras for weather forecasting, and auroras are still called "wind lights" and "weather lights."

 
 
  Posted by astronomy on Saturday, December 04 @ 16:23:16 CST (7 reads)
(Read More... | 3094 bytes more | comments? | Natural Skylight | Score: 0)
 

 
  Natural Skylight Natural Skylight: Astronomy: Natural Skylight

NATURAL SKYLIGHT

The ghostly glow of auroras and the gentle radiance of the zodiacal light never fail to enchant skywatchers.

 
 
  Posted by astronomy on Saturday, December 04 @ 16:22:18 CST (7 reads)
(Read More... | 648 bytes more | comments? | Natural Skylight | Score: 0)
 

  Categories Menu

· All Categories
· Accessory
· Apollo
· Around The Earth
· Artificial Satellite
· Asteroid
· Astrophotographer
· Astrophysics
· Binoculars
· Camera On Tripod
· CCD Video Camera
· Cluster and Nebula
· Comet
· Comet and Asteroid
· Computer
· Computer Control
· Deep Sky Observing
· Double Star
· Earth
· From The Ground
· Galaxy
· Jupiter
· Lunar Eclipse
· Mars
· Mars Mission
· Mercury
· Meteor
· Moon
· Moon History
· Moon Map
· Natural Skylight
· Neptune
· Novae and Supernovae
· Observatory
· Observer
· Observing
· Piggyback Camera
· Planet
· Planet Observation
· Saturn
· Skywatcher Library
· Solar Activity
· Solar Eclipse
· Space Shuttle
· Space Traveler
· Star
· Sun
· Sun Structure
· Sunlit Cloud
· Telescope
· Telescope Eyepiece
· Telescope Mount
· Telescope Type
· Through Telescope
· Universe
· Uranus
· Variable Star
· Venus
· Voyager
· Window of Universe
 

  Astronomy Survey

What astronomy information do you like?

Sky
Stars
Telescope
Moon
Planet



Results
Polls

Votes: 38
Comments: 0
 

  Login

Nickname

Password

Don't have an account yet? You can create one. As a registered user you have some advantages like theme manager, comments configuration and post comments with your name.
 

  Big Story of Today

There isn't a Biggest Story for Today, yet.
 

  Old Articles

There isn't content right now for this block.
 


 
  Astronomy & Telescope Astronomy

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2004 by Astronomy & Telescope Astronomy
You can syndicate our news using the file backend.php or ultramode.txt