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Enjoy the stars in the night skyLeader-TelegramShut your lights off. Go look at the stars. If you are lucky enough to live in the north, you might even catch the northern lights from time to time. I grew up where on any night with no clouds, I could walk outside and look at thousands of bright ...and more [...]
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
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Mirror.co.ukWhen does the Lyrid meteor shower 2018 peak? Here's the best time to witness the dazzling display this AprilMirror.co.ukRead More. NASA video shows amazing 3D flyover of Jupiter's intense north pole. People in the Northern Hemisphere, particularly Europe are best placed to see the light show. As usual, the best way to see the meteor shower is to make sure you're away ...The best time to view the 2018 Lyrid meteor shower and where to [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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WHSVLight pollution obscures view of meteor showersWHSVBut city lights can make viewing meteor showers difficult. That's just one of the reasons a local astronomer says you should care about light pollution. Shanil Virani, an astronomer and NASA solar system ambassador, says certain street lights are ... [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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WHSVLight pollution obscures view of meteor showersWHSVThe Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend on Saturday night into Sunday morning. But city lights can make viewing meteor showers difficult. That's just one of the reasons a local astronomer says you should care about light pollution. Shanil Virani, an ... [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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BT.comQ&A: What you need to know about the Lyrid meteor showerBT.comStargazers can look forward to catching the Lyrid meteor shower this weekend, as astronomers say it will reach its peak in the early hours of Sunday. Here is what you need to know. What is the Lyrid meteor shower? The shower takes place around this ...Lyrids meteor shower 2018 - when, where and how to see the shooting stars this weekendBirmingham LiveWhen does the Lyrid [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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Boise State Public RadioThe Perils Of Light Pollution As Mountain West Population BoomsBoise State Public RadioShe says the perils of a light-polluted sky are severe. Artificial light can interfere with the pollination for some nocturnal animals, like moths. Up to 30%, one study says. And Gormley's group has solutions. The organization helps cities mitigate the ...This is International Dark Sky Week; turn off your lights and enjoy the night sky (letter)Vail Daily Newsall 3 news [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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Vail Daily NewsThis is International Dark Sky Week; turn off your lights and enjoy the night sky (letter)Vail Daily NewsPop references to the stars cross continents and cultures, filling humanity with a deep sense of universal wonder. Yet despite having the tools to counter its effects, light pollution continues to increase, depriving us of the amazing nighttime heavens ...and more [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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THE STATE WE'RE IN: Fight light pollution during International Dark Sky Weekcentraljersey.comStep outside at night and gaze up at the sky. Do you see a dim orangey glow? If so, you're experiencing the modern problem of light pollution. Our multitude of outdoor lights – streetlights, home lighting, stores, illuminated signs and more – obscure ... [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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Birmingham LiveLyrids meteor shower 2018 - when, where and how to see the shooting stars this weekendBirmingham LiveThe moon is waxing and will be half-full on April 22 so the sky should be fairly dark. Shooting stars can be more difficult to see if there is a full moon lighting up the night. The full moon doesn't arrive until April 30. NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke ...and more [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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The Week UKRoyal Hideaway Corales Beach hotel review: the luxury side of TenerifeThe Week UKThe lack of light pollution makes this Unesco World Heritage Site a prime star-gazing spot, and the hotel's luxury yacht comes with an astronomer (naturally), who will point out the main constellations after an onboard dining experience. Tenerife also ... [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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Popular ScienceThis year's Lyrid meteor shower coincides with Earth Day, but light pollution is ruining the showPopular ScienceIt's only recently that we've been able to study global light pollution, since it required satellites capturing enough data to discern relative light intensity in certain areas. NASA has done work on it periodically, but the biggest and most thorough ...and more [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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The Boston GlobeWatch the 2018 Lyrid meteor showerThe Natural History MuseumSome of Lyrid's more spectacular meteors can sometimes be visible from central London however you're bound to get the best experience away from the light pollution of the city. 'The darker the skies, the better your odds are of seeing the really faint ...When does the Lyrid meteor shower 2018 peak? Here's the best time to witness the dazzling display this AprilMirror.co.ukThe Lyrid meteor shower [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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The Boston GlobeWhen does the Lyrid meteor shower 2018 peak? Here's the best time to witness the dazzling display this AprilMirror.co.ukRead More. NASA video shows amazing 3D flyover of Jupiter's intense north pole. People in the Northern Hemisphere, particularly Europe are best placed to see the light show. As usual, the best way to see the meteor shower is to make sure you're away ...The Lyrid meteor shower will light up the sky this weekend. [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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The GuardianLondon 'pollution pods' let you sample the smog in Beijing and DelhiThe GuardianEach pod is climatically controlled to emulate the temperature and the air quality – as well as the fragrance – of each destination, inviting visitors to compare the quality of global polluted environments. “I have tried to distil the whole bodily ... [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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Press and JournalAmnesty with a difference to reduce light pollutionPress and JournalMoray residents are being urged to give up their bright outdoor lights and help make a dark sky park tourism bid a reality. The Tomintoul and Glenlivet Landscape Partnership (TGLP) is currently applying for official status to be named one of the best ... [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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