All written information and example photos on this web site are courtesy of the Campaign for Dark Skies CD-ROM with thanks to Dr. Chris Baddiley for his help in gathering and sending me the information.


Credits for the maps of artificial brightness go to: P. Cinzano, F. Falchi (University of Padova), C. D. Elvidge (NOAA National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder). Copyright Royal Astronomical Society. Reproduced from the Monthly Notices of the RAS by permission of Blackwell Science.

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