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written by J.E. Littleton
This website provides information about two phenomena resulting from sunlight scattered by dust in the solar system.  Descriptions of zodiacal light and the gegenschein, or counter-glow, are presented along with explanations for why this light is scattered and how to best observe it.  Also included are the size of the dust particles and their density.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Fundamentals
= Night Sky
= Properties of Light
- Solar System
Light
- Diffraction
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Reference Material
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Keywords: dust, eliptical, scatter, sunlight
Record Creator: Metadata instance created December 17, 2007 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Dec 20, 2007 by Ed Lee
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J. Littleton, , WWW Document, (http://www.as.wvu.edu/~jel/skywatch/skw9810h.html).
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J. Littleton, Zodiacal Light and the Gegenschein, <http://www.as.wvu.edu/~jel/skywatch/skw9810h.html>.
APA Format
Littleton, J. (n.d.). Zodiacal Light and the Gegenschein. Retrieved August 1, 2014, from http://www.as.wvu.edu/~jel/skywatch/skw9810h.html
Chicago Format
Littleton, J.E.. Zodiacal Light and the Gegenschein. http://www.as.wvu.edu/~jel/skywatch/skw9810h.html (accessed 1 August 2014).
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Littleton, J.E.. Zodiacal Light and the Gegenschein. 1 Aug. 2014 <http://www.as.wvu.edu/~jel/skywatch/skw9810h.html>.
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