Night still gripped Crater Arzachel with its intolerable cold, but a zodiacal light in the sky whispered of a lunar dawn to come.
It was the zodiacal light, an aurora borealis on a scale inconceivable!
"You might as well try to measure the zodiacal light," it was remarked to Sir George Airy.
This may account for the glow of the nebulae, and the zodiacal light.
From this account of what the zodiacal light appears to be, we proceed to consider what it is.
Connected with the sun's corona is that strange phenomenon, the zodiacal light.
These are known respectively as the zodiacal light and the Gegenschein.
It was then that she produced those curious phenomena of the zodiacal light which other legends attributed to Horus himself.
During my residence in the Punjab the zodiacal light seemed to me constantly visible in the evening sky in the spring months.
About fifty minutes after sunset, observed a strong ray of light in the west-by-south quarter, supposed to be a zodiacal light.
|zodiacal light |
A faint hazy cone of light, often visible in the west just after sunset or in the east just before sunrise, and elongated in the direction of the ecliptic on each side of the Sun. It is apparently caused by the reflection of sunlight from meteoric particles in the plane of the ecliptic.