Penumbra

Penumbra

Penumbra. Cover art courtesy of David Wetherington

The CSU Stanislaus Annual Art and Literary Journal

penumbra (pi-num 'bre): n. 1. A partial shadow, as in an eclipse, between regions of complete shadow and complete illumination. 2. The partly darkened fringe around a sunspot. 3. An outlying, surrounding region; periphery; fringe