Zodiacal-light meaning

A faint hazy cone of light, often visible within the zodiacal band in the west just after sunset or in the east just before sunrise, apparently caused by the reflection of sunlight from meteoric particles in the plane of the ecliptic.
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A faint illumination along the ecliptic, visible in the west just after sunset or in the east just before sunrise.
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A faint hazy cone of light, often visible in the west just after sunset or in the east just before sunrise, and elongated in the direction of the ecliptic on each side of the Sun. It is apparently caused by the reflection of sunlight from meteoric particles in the plane of the ecliptic.
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(astronomy) A soft glow of white light extending upward from the horizon along the ecliptic, particularly in the tropics.
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