Category:Light echo

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English: A light echo is a phenomenon observed in astronomy. Analogous to an echo of sound, a light echo is produced when a sudden flash or burst of light, such as that observed in novae, is reflected off a source and arrives at the viewer some time after the initial flash.
light echo 
physical phenomenon caused by light reflected off surfaces distant from the source, and arriving at the observer with a delay relative to this distance;analogous to an echo of sound, it mostly only manifests itself over astronomical distances
Subclass of physical phenomenon
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