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  • (collective) "The shimmering, disconnected illuminations of Saber's beads highlighted our thin Moon's limb."

    (phase) "The broken and scintillating arc of Saber's beads

    conjured imagery of the moments before a total solar eclipse."

    December 14, 2010

  • also see: Saber's beads

    Lunar phenomenon seen on extremely young and old crescents as bright areas of illumination along the segmented limb. The striking resemblance to 2nd and 3rd contacts during a total solar eclipse was first noted by American astronomer Stephen Saber.

    December 14, 2010