Journalism. the night shift of a newspaper.
Astronomy. the dark side of a planet or moon.
- Compare dayside.
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How to use nightside in a sentence
While WISPR found Venus’ dayside too bright to image, it was able to discern large-scale surface features, such as the vast highland region called Aphrodite Terra, through the clouds on the nightside.These are the first visible-light images of Venus’ surface captured from space | Nikk Ogasa | February 11, 2022 | Science News
The telescope’s instruments are so sensitive and Earth is so bright that “even the nightside would fry Hubble’s detectors.”Hubble watched a lunar eclipse to see Earth from an alien’s perspective | Maria Temming | August 17, 2020 | Science News
My name is Nomis J. Arkdragen, assistant manager in charge of nightside dreams.The Status Civilization | Robert Sheckley