Nature’s Six Most Beautiful Light Shows

Published November 23, 2011
Updated February 26, 2018

Nature’s Six Most Beautiful Light Shows: Zodiacal Light

Zodiacal Lights Photograph

Zodiacal Light Picture

Though often hidden by prevalent smog and moonlight, Zodiacal lights are ever-present. They occur when sunlight reflects off dust in the cosmos (cosmic dust) and manifest into a faint triangular glow that extends across the sky.

Zodiacal Light Nature

Nature's Six Most Beautiful Light Shows Zodiacal Light

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