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What Are Moonbows?

Moonbows occur when the Moon’s light is reflected and refracted off water droplets in the air. more

Dusk – Definition and Meaning

Dusk generally refers to the transition from sunset to nighttime, and the term is often used as another word for evening twilight. However, science defines dusk on the basis of the angle that the Sun makes with the horizon. more

Dawn – Definition and Meaning

Dawn generally refers to the transition from night to day as the morning twilight brightens the sky. However, there is also a formal definition that refers to specific moments during that transition. more

The Moon Illusion

Some days, the Full Moon at the horizon looks larger than a normal Full Moon. Does the Moon really change size or is this an illusion? more

Blue Hour – Magic Hour

The blue hour in the morning and evening is a favorite with photographers. How is it defined? When does it start & end? Explanation with times, degrees & photography tips. more

Zodiacal lights

Also known as false dawn, zodiacal lights are rare optical phenomena that occur around sunset and sunrise in early spring and late fall. more


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