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nightglow

(nÿt -gloh) See airglow.

nightglow

[′nīt‚glō]
(geophysics)
A subdivision of airglow in which energy comes from reactions of atomic oxygen between 42 and 60 miles (70 and 100 kilometers), and from ionic recombination around 180 miles (300 kilometers).
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The nightglow can give us a lot of information," said Antonio Garcia Munoz, who was at the Australian National University when the research was carried out.
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On the Saturday night we'll have what we call the nightglow.
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The highlight of the festival at the Royal International Pavilion, is tonight's nightglow when the balloons will gather above the site and switch their burners on to the accompaniment of live music.
Balloons of all shapes, sizes and colours are expected at the Blackwood Showfields, for a mass balloon launch as well as live music and a funfair, topped off with a nightglow and fireworks display.
The major highlight of the weekend will be tomorrow's nightglow when the balloons will gather above the site and switch their burners on to the accompaniment of live music to create what Show Organiser David Green reckons will be an awesome experience.
One of the highlights of the festival is the nightglow and fireworks festival on Sunday night.
The spectacular highlight of the event was the annual Nightglow when more than 20 tethered balloons illuminated the night sky like gigantic light bulbs to the accompaniment of a huge firework display andmusic.
The event was watched by more than 25,000 people, and Saturday's evening launch was followed by a nightglow, where the balloons use flaming gas to entertain onlookers.
Weekend of family entertainment with thrilling balloon nightglow and fireworks finale tomorrow evening.