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Definition:
A faint luminescence of the night sky originating in photochemical reactions in
the upper atmosphere. Also referred to as geocoronal emission.


Reference:
Glossary of Solar-Terrestrial Terms from the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) at
the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, CO.
http://web.hao.ucar.edu/public/education/glossary.html