Origin of earthlight
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This rock in the inner crater was gray, pale and ghostly in the earthlight.The Finding of Haldgren
Charles Willard Diffin
By Earthlight, they could distinguish its lines, though not the color.Master of the Moondog
He tried the familiar jest: "Don't let the Earthlight get you!"
We crouched in the shadows, the Earthlight filtering down to us.
Even at lunar sunset the Earthlight was sixteen times brighter.Operation: Outer Space
William Fitzgerald Jenkins
- another name for earthshine
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Word Origin and History for earthlight
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