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Dusk outside a plane on cruise.
Dusk outside a plane on cruise.

Dusk or civil dusk is the time at which the sun is 6 degrees below the horizon in the evening. At this time objects are distinguishable and some stars and planets are visible to the naked eye.[1] Download high resolution version (1280x960, 429 KB)Dusk in Breaux Bridge, LA. Taken by me (boarder8925) on 11/26/2004. ... Download high resolution version (1280x960, 429 KB)Dusk in Breaux Bridge, LA. Taken by me (boarder8925) on 11/26/2004. ... Breaux Bridge is a city in St. ... Official language(s) de jure: none de facto: English & French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans [1] Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33°N  - Longitude 89°W... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... Look up dusk in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... “Sol” redirects here. ... This article describes the unit of angle. ... Horizon. ...


Nautical dusk is 12 degrees below the horizon in the evening. At this time, objects are no longer distinguishable, and the horizon is no longer visible to the naked eye.[1]


Astronomical dusk is the time at which the sun is 18 degrees below the horizon in the evening. At this time the sun no longer illuminates the sky.[1]


Dusk should not be confused with sunset, which is the moment when the trailing edge of the Sun itself sinks below the horizon.[1] A composite image showing the terminator dividing night from day, running across Europe and Africa. ...


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Dusk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (151 words)
Dusk or civil dusk is the time at which the sun is 6 degrees below the horizon in the evening.
Astronomical dusk is the time at which the sun is 18 degrees below the horizon in the evening.
Dusk should not be confused with sunset, which is the moment when the trailing edge of the Sun itself sinks below the horizon.
Dusk Demo (160 words)
An urban, moonlit street is Dusk's stage as she relaxes to music overheard outside a nightclub.
Realistic Skin: Dusk's skin is a custom fragment shader that includes shadowing, diffuse and specular color, bump, and a simple subsurface scattering effect.
Dusk Demo (65 MB) — Requires a GeForce FX 5900 or better.
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