shadow bands


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shadow bands

n
(Astronomy) slow-moving waves of light and dark observed to move across light-coloured surfaces on the earth just before and after totality in a solar eclipse. They are thought to originate from the effects of irregular atmospheric refraction
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Perkins says that homeowners will appreciate the deep shadow bands and dimensional profile of IKO's new Dynasty shingles.
All of the various things that you're supposed to see -- the shadow bands, the corona, both diamond rings, prominences -- it had everything.
As there was thin high cloud during the event, images were obtained showing shadow bands projected on to this high cloud.
Careful observation may show shadow bands, caused by atmospheric turbulence, shimmering across the ground.
Shadow bands may overlap with major polymorphic bands and are frequently sources of genotyping ambiguities, particularly in the case of apparent incomplete deletion of one allele (2).
When the moon has nearly positioned itself in the sun's path, shadow bands will be seen - the atmospheric equivalent of ripples when the sun is seen from under water.
IKO's new shingles have deeper shadow bands and higher contrast than ever, to create an absolutely stunning shake-like appearance.
Shadow bands were clearly seen just before and after totality against a white sheet laid over the ground.
The repeat length detection requires radioactive analysis or silver staining of polyacrylamide gels, which produces several shadow bands around the main allele band due to the nature of the repeat amplifications.
Color blends with subtle gradations and deep shadow bands, like Patriot Slate's, could not have been manufactured so precisely otherwise.
65A hydrogen-alpha filter and a trip to Zanzibar in 1976 to study shadow bands during the total eclipse of the Sun.