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This article from Sky & Telescope describes how to observe the zodiacal light, which is caused by light scattering from solar system dust. The optimum locations, times of the day, and months are mentioned. A photograph illustrates the phenomenon, and the diagram shows the relative positions of the sun, the earth, and a band of solar system dust. Visitors to the site can comment on their observations.
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- Fundamentals
= Properties of Light
- Milky Way
= Interstellar Medium
- Solar System
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
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Record Creator: Metadata instance created February 12, 2009 by Logan Hancock
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Have You Seen the Zodiacal Light?, (Sky Publishing Corporation, Cambridge, 2009), <>.
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Have You Seen the Zodiacal Light?. (2008, March 25). Retrieved July 28, 2016, from Sky Publishing Corporation:
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Sky Publishing Corporation. Have You Seen the Zodiacal Light?. Cambridge: Sky Publishing Corporation, March 25, 2008. (accessed 28 July 2016).
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Have You Seen the Zodiacal Light?. Cambridge: Sky Publishing Corporation, 2009. 25 Mar. 2008. 28 July 2016 <>.
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