Meaning of skyglow in English:




mass noun
  • Brightness of the night sky in a built-up area as a result of light pollution.

    ‘at night the stars and planets are obliterated by glare and skyglow’
    • ‘Light pollution occurs when too much artificial illumination enters the night sky and reflects off airborne water droplets and dust particles causing ‘skyglow’.’
    • ‘A combination of skyglow, clouds, and insufficient aperture kept me from spotting it, though the sites farther east were much darker.’
    • ‘It's the skyglow, from artificial lights and smog.’