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1. (Astronomy) astronomy the dark side (of a planet)
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) US the workers of a night-shift
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the dark side of a planet or moon.
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They can thus image both hemispheres as the planet circles the star and search for any temperature differences between the day- and nightsides.
Demory's team suspected that strong winds would carry heat from the dayside to the nightside, meaning that they would both radiate at similar temperatures.
Mars24 is a Java application, which displays a Mars sunclock, a graphical representation of the planet Mars showing its current sun- and nightsides, along with a numerical readout of the time in 24-hour format.