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twinkling,

in astronomy: see seeingseeing,
in astronomy, the clarity with which stars and other celestial objects can be observed. It is primarily determined by the atmosphere of the earth. The most obvious phenomenon is twinkling, when the brightness of a star seems to fluctuate.
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twinkling

See scintillation.
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This is why planets don't "twinkle" from our point of view and just shine constantly.
'Internet and social media are good, but it is still a different experience when you see the clothes up close and listen and feel the material stories,' Twinkle explains.
According to reports in News18, retweeting his daredevil video, Twinkle wrote: 'Crap!
'It is all four of us and it is something that I feel great about,' Twinkle told The Express Tribune.
The words, meant to be sung, are set to the tune of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."
and Twinkle Sohail Naseem were pride of the nation, and they
He said that the competent daughters like Saniha Ghafoor and Twinkle Sohail Naseem were pride of the nation, and they have proven that Pakistani women were securing significant positions in the field of sports.
The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad is Twinkle's second book which released this year.
WHEN THE MUSIC STARTS, the lean limbs of Twinkle Schascle Yochim seem hardwired to the beat, shooting out in every direction while her feet slither across the stage, strands of long blond hair forming a whirling blur atop her shoulders.
Footage of current Strictly hopeful Ore Oduba was shown after host Lorraine Kelly described Casualty star Patrick, who danced into the semifinals in 2013, as having "twinkle toes".
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TWITTER'S Mrs Funny Bones Twinkle Khanna joined several on the microblogging site to have a merry time ribbing India's hottest bestseller author Chetan Bhagat all of Monday, and it all naturally trended through the day.