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published by the Goddard Space Flight Center
This Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) shows Zodiacal light - light reflected from interplanetary dust, as seen from an observatory in New Mexico. The site includes a description of this phenomenon and commentary on the photo, as well as links for more information.
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image credit: Malcolm Park (North York Astronomical Association); image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from February 16, 2009 until March 1, 2009. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2008 NASA GSFC
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Keywords: APOD, dust, dust band, gas
Record Creator: Metadata instance created February 12, 2009 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Feb 12, 2009 by Ed Lee
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December 14, 2008
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AIP Format
(Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2008), WWW Document, (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081214.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Astronomy Picture of the Day: Zodiacal Light (Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2008), <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081214.html>.
APA Format
Astronomy Picture of the Day: Zodiacal Light. (2008, December 14). Retrieved July 23, 2014, from Goddard Space Flight Center: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081214.html
Chicago Format
Goddard Space Flight Center. Astronomy Picture of the Day: Zodiacal Light. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, December 14, 2008. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081214.html (accessed 23 July 2014).
MLA Format
Astronomy Picture of the Day: Zodiacal Light. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, 2008. 14 Dec. 2008. 23 July 2014 <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081214.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
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