airglow

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air·glow

 (âr′glō′)
n.
A low- or middle-latitude, more or less steady, faint photochemical luminescence visible in the upper atmosphere at night.

airglow

(ˈɛəˌɡləʊ)
n
(Physical Geography) the faint light from the upper atmosphere in the night sky, esp in low latitudes

air•glow

(ˈɛərˌgloʊ)

n.
a dim light, usu. visible at night, that results from ionic radiation in the upper atmosphere.
[1950–55]
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Other payloads include the University of Virginia's Jeffersat Cosmic Ray Mission (JSATCRM) and Utah State University's Red Line Air Glow Sensor (RLAGS), each a part of NASA's Undergraduate Student Instrument Project.
Collier's Guide to Night Photography in the Great Outdoors" covers such issues as: How to photograph the Milky Way, northern lights, eclipses, meteors, lightning, air glow, lava, and more; What moon phases to shoot under; Light painting the foreground and recommended flashlights; Capturing star trails with both film and digital cameras; Creating comet-like star trails; Stitching huge images that can be printed very large; Stacking images and blending multiple exposures to increase detail; Focus stacking to increase depth of field; Using an equatorial mount (or star tracker); Enlarging star size to bring out constellations.