nautical twilight

Main Entry:  nautical twilight
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the period after civil twilight until the time when the center of the refracted Sun is more than 12 degrees below the horizon
Example:  Nautical twilight is when the brighter stars used for celestial navigation have appeared and the horizon may still be seen.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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