diamond ring effect

noun Astronomy.

a phenomenon, sometimes observed immediately before and after a total eclipse of the sun, in which one of Baily's beads is much brighter than the others, resembling a diamond ring around the moon.

Nearby words

  1. diamond head,
  2. diamond in the rough,
  3. diamond jubilee,
  4. diamond lane,
  5. diamond point,
  6. diamond skin disease,
  7. diamond snake,
  8. diamond state,
  9. diamond wedding,
  10. diamond willow

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