June 20, 2018

Astro Event of the Week; November 24th-30th: The Gegenschein.

This weeks’ Astro-challenge to the world (and myself) is to sight that most elusive of astro-beasts, the Gegenschein. Surprisingly, more pictures of Sasquatch on Mars or Paris Hilton in prison exist than of this faint phenomenon. Sometimes called “counter-glow,” this faint glowing patch occurs near the antihelion or spot opposite to the Sun.

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