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Astronomy & Telescopes Glossary - Z
Zenith - The point in the sky directly overhead.
Zodiac - A band of 12 constellations along the ecliptic plane.
Zodiacal light - The slight glow in the sky near the horizon caused by light from the Sun that is reflected by tiny dust particles located in space.
Zoom Lens - Any lens that provides a variable focal length and magnification.