earthshine

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noun earth·shine \ˈərth-ˌshīn\

Definition of earthshine

  1. :  sunlight reflected by the earth that illuminates the dark part of the moon Because the moon will be near half phase, earthshine will brighten the dark portion of the moon. — Astronomy —called also earthlight

1834

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1834


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