Examples of starlight in a Sentence
We had to find our way by starlight.
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The first starlight might have lit up the cosmos just 250 million years after the Big Bang—a blink of an eye in cosmic time.
Detecting planets around distant stars can be incredibly difficult, as the starlight usually overpowers the much dimmer planet.
That's why the traditional methods that are used to find exoplanets, like looking for dips in starlight as planets pass in front of their star, don't work for planets that are still developing.
George was a great nighttime big snook fisherman with a keen understanding of Florida Keys bridges and tides and could navigate the maze of islands of Everglades National Park, even by starlight.
These are periodic dips in starlight that occur when a planet’s orbit takes it in front of its host star.
In others, starlight illuminates both a top and bottom surface of the disk, forming a structure that resembles a yo-yo.
Over the course of its two-year mission, TESS will monitor the brightness of more than 200,000 stars, waiting to observe tiny dips in starlight known as transits.
By the end of its initial two-year mission, TESS will have measured starlight across 85 percent of the sky.
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STARLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of starlight for English Language Learners
: the light produced by stars
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