Origin of gegenschein
Examples from the Web for gegenschein
These are known respectively as the Zodiacal Light and the Gegenschein.Astronomy of To-day|Cecil G. Dolmage
The Gegenschein is an extremely elusive phenomenon, suitable only for eyes that have been specially trained to see it.Curiosities of the Sky|Garrett Serviss
Barnard finds that the Gegenschein is not so faint as is generally supposed.
M. Quénisset notes that—as in the case of the Zodiacal Light—the southern border of the Gegenschein is sharper than the northern.
He must moreover sign with his own hand the so-called «Gegenschein» (Counter-certificate) to be found in the deposit book.