Gegenschein



[gey-guh n-shahyn] /ˈgeɪ gənˌʃaɪn/

noun, Astronomy.
1.
a faint, elliptical patch of light in the night sky that appears opposite the sun, being a reflection of sunlight by meteoric material in space.
/ˈɡeɪɡənˌʃaɪn/
noun
1.
a faint glow in the sky, just visible at a position opposite to that of the sun and having a similar origin to zodiacal light Also called counterglow

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