a tan caused by being in space, exposed to the light of stars unfiltered by planetary atmospheres
Talbot flushed under his space tan.
Under his space tan the blood seemed to recede from Matthews' face.
The skin of his wrinkled face was nearly black with space-tan.
It was a younger version of himself at the door, with narrower shoulders, a paler face (Paul was proud of his heavy space-tan).
In spite of the space tan, I could see him blush.
The skin of his hands and face was very dark, the space tan of a starfarer, but on the less exposed parts of his body it was ivory-white.
He had a pleasant voice, his ship-suit was well cut to a tall lean frame, his features were regular but without a distinguishing imperfection; his medium length dark hair complimented a space tan.
I was ten centimeters taller, wider, she was thinner, wouldn’t have seemed possible, her dark skin gone that dull space-tan.
Nat Schachner, "Reverse Universe"
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