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Ashen light

Ashen light is a subtle glow that is seen from the night side of the planet Venus. This ashen light is said to be very similar to Earthshine on our moon, but not as distinguished in brightness. It was first sighted by the astronomer Giovanni Battista Riccioli on January 9, 1643, and has been frequently sighted by various researchers including Sir William Herschel, Patrick Moore, Dale P. Cruikshank, and William K. Hartmann.
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