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written by Marco Langbroek
This site provides a description of the dust in the solar system and the zodiacal light scattered by this dust. The text also describes the related Gegenshine and "light bridge."  A photograph of star trails showing the zodiacal light is included.
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- Fundamentals
= Night Sky
= Properties of Light
- Solar System
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Reference Material
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2000 Marco Langbroek
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Keywords: dust, ecliptic, reflection, scatter, visible light, zodiacal
Record Creator: Metadata instance created December 11, 2007 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Aug 20, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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Langbroek, M. (2000). Zodiacal Light. Retrieved March 4, 2024, from
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Langbroek, Marco. Zodiacal Light. 2000. 4 Mar. 2024 <>.
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