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Description:

This site, from Atmospheric Optics, contains information about zodiacal light--sunlight scattered by dust particles between the planets. The best times to observe such scattering are provided along with explanations of how the light is scattered forward and backwards. An image provides an example of zodiacal light.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Solar System,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Space Science,Fundamentals,sunlight,Astronomy,Properties of Light,Informal Education,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),ecliptic,dust,Physics,reflection,gegenschein,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080103083809116T,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Night Sky,Education,scatter

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English

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Public - Available to anyone

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