counterglow


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Synonyms for counterglow

a faint spot of light in the night sky that appears directly opposite the position of the sun

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NAOMI MATTHEW: 5.20 Sartingo, 5.50 Border Revia, 6.25 Counterglow, 6.55 Bond City, 7.25 Cadgers Brig, 7.55 Cheyenne Red.
REDCAR: 5.20 Sartingo, 5.50 Border Revia, 6.25 Counterglow, 6.55 Bond City, 7.25 Cadgers Brig, 7.55 Cheyenne Red.
The word gegenschein is German for "counterglow." It refers to an elliptical enhancement and enlargement of the narrow corridor of light known as the zodiacal band, the very dim and narrow glow that follows the ecliptic through the zodiacal constellations.
Counterglow works for it Godolphin's Counterglow made a winning UAE debut in the opening 7f conditions race for three-year-olds on turf, denying Right To Dream in the dying strides.
Farther along the tail the streaming gout of fire lost intensity and coherence as it widened and dissipated in fading swirls of translucent smoke and pale luminosity, through the equatorial counterglow and beyond, across half the sky.