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Swift
2004-Jun-01, 01:19 PM
Interesting article on using Earthshine (the lighting up of the dark part of a crescent moon by reflected light from Earth) as a measure of cloud cover and using that information in climate models.
SFGate.com (http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/05/28/MNG136TB1P1.DTL)