The den of the celestial lions, Leo and Leo Minor, is adorned with the ashen light
of myriad far-flung galaxies awaiting our admiration.
Scientists have previously reported that the night side Venus atmosphere also produces a glow, called the ashen light
The Ashen Light
was again reported by a rather small number of visual observers, and these records will be dealt with in a later report.
The residual hush of interiors resplendent in mahogany and metal, the crumbling statuary on soot-streaked pediments, the soaring flights of marble columns are all softly dusted with this ashen light
which translates, to the history-minded viewer's eye, as the physical counterpart of time.
As the ghostly ashen light
of dawn filtered into the eastern sky, Dennis spotted a lonely out-of-place boy as young as himself.
Royal Match (Ryan Jarvis) is too good for Amboise (Henry Cecil/Alan Bond) in the mile-and-a-half handicap and Breast Stroke (Jeremy Hindley) takes the nursery from Ashen Light
(Anthony Johnson/George Duffield).
For more information on the chances of seeing Venus before sunrise and after sunset on the same day or of viewing the ashen light
on the planet's night side, see the March issue of Sky & Telescope magazine, also available on the Web at www.
As early as 1600, Galileo had begun to transfer his artist's knowledge of reflection and secondary light to his study of the moon and its mysterious ashen light
First, observations of the ashen light
proper, in which the nightside appears brighter than the dark background sky, are often lumped with those where the nightside appears darker than the background sky.
On April 24 I received an email from Detlev Niechoy (Germany) who strongly suspected the Ashen Light
(AL) late that evening, from 21:00-21:50h UT.
lA change of fortune for Anthony Johnson as Ashen Light
wins the fillies' maiden at Wolverhampton, giving the trainer just his second winner of the year.
The author cites my BAA Ashen Light
statistics paper as 'an exhaustive review of the British Astronomical Association's observational archives', but in fact it was an exhaustive account of the work of just two of the BAA's long-standing observers, namely Henry McEwen and Patrick Moore.