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Venus, Earth’s luminous planetary neighbor, is too close to the sun to see.
SKYWATCH: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE HEAVENS IN FEBRUARYBLAINE P. FRIEDLANDER JR.JANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We also know that the Sun has become 30 percent more luminous since life first evolved.
IT’S A COSMIC MIRACLE THAT LIFE ON EARTH’S LASTED THIS LONGBY TOBY TYRRELL/THE CONVERSATIONJANUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Intriguingly, the artist achieves such luminous colors in part by applying oils to panels made of aluminum, a substance more often associated with sculpture.
IN THE GALLERIES: IMMERSIVE EXHIBIT EXPLORES A WONDERLAND IN BLUEMARK JENKINSJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We also know that the sun has become 30 percent more luminous since life first evolved.
EARTH HAS STAYED HABITABLE FOR BILLIONS OF YEARS. EXACTLY HOW LUCKY DID WE GET?TOBY TYRRELLJANUARY 21, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Jupiter is the most-luminous object in this group, Saturn is to the lower right of Jupiter, and Mercury is to the lower left.
SKYWATCH: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE HEAVENS IN JANUARYBLAINE P. FRIEDLANDER JR.DECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As they move, they distort the positions and the proper motions and trajectories of luminous sources.
THE SEARCH FOR DARK MATTER IS DRAMATICALLY EXPANDINGCHARLIE WOODNOVEMBER 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
These colorless structures capture light like the inside of a kaleidoscope, reflecting and refracting it until it comes back that luminous indigo.
IMITATION IS THE SINCEREST FORM OF ENVIRONMENTALISM - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANASTASIA BENDEBURY & MICHAEL SHILO DELAYOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
It’s also one of the most beautiful—a place where sculptural canyons, undulating sand dunes, abundant wildlife, and a luminous sky abound.
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The red glow was so brilliant that the whole river was tinged and made luminous by it.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Gwynne's mind seemed to darken until only one luminous point confronted it, the visible tormented soul of his kinsman.
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WORDS RELATED TO LUMINOUS

  • apprehensible
  • clear
  • comprehensible
  • distinct
  • fathomable
  • graspable
  • knowable
  • lucid
  • luminous
  • obvious
  • open
  • plain
  • unambiguous
  • unequivocal
  • unmistakable
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