Eclipse

From International Dictionary of Marine Aids to Navigation
Jump to navigation Jump to search

2-5-135

An interval of darkness between appearances of a light. (Fig. 40b)

Ch2 Fig40.jpg

Note: In Britain and in France this term is properly applied only to an interval of dark-ness between flashes of shorter duration.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM