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Evening StandardThe coolest desert experiences in the world to book for 2018Evening StandardDeserts are one of the very best places to stargaze because they're typically unpeopled meaning there's virtually no light pollution. You can have some of the clearest night skies in the world with views of the stars, moon and planets. In recent years ... [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
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Daily News & AnalysisMumbai NGO writes to BMC over LED light pollution at Juhu beachDaily News & AnalysisWorried over the implications of Light pollution- due to high-mast lights put across Juhu Beach, Mumbai's Awaaz Foundation, after measuring the 'lux levels', has written to the BMC as well as the environment department, stating that the difference ...and more [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
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Boise WeeklyIdaho Environmental Forum Discusses Dark Sky Reserve, Light PollutionBoise WeeklyEarlier this week in the elegant Crystal Ballroom of the Hoff Building in downtown Boise, the topic of discussion at the monthly Idaho Environmental Forum was light pollution in the United States, and the steps underway in Idaho to combat it. The Dec ... [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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The Indian ExpressJuhu beach 'light pollution': Activist writes to civic body chief, environment secyThe Indian ExpressAfter writing to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis against the “light pollution” allegedly caused by the lights installed at Juhu beach for beautification, anti-noise pollution activist Sumaira Abdulali has now written to Brihanmumbai Municipal ...Very bright streetlights in Mumbai? It can make you unwell, light pollution is realHindustan TimesGroup wants policy to curb light pollutionTimes of IndiaActivist protests light pollution at [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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Times of IndiaGroup wants policy to curb light pollution | Mumbai News - Times of ...Times of IndiaAlarmed by excessive unnatural lighting in the city, an activist group has written to the BMC and the state to consider the framing of a suitable policy to regulate light pollution. The Awaaz Foundation recently did the first-of-its-kind recording of ...It's too bright in Mumbai. And that can make you ill | mumbai news ...Hindustan TimesJuhu beach 'light [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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Hindustan TimesVery bright streetlights in Mumbai? It can make you unwell, light pollution is realHindustan TimesIn a first, a city-based non-government organisation (NGO) used lux meter – a portable device used to measure light in lux -- to record ambient light levels along Juhu beach, a spot where the civic body installed light emitting diodes (LED) lights in ... [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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QuartzThese futuristic street lights require no energy and create no light pollutionQuartzSixty historic floodgates in the Netherlands have gotten a futuristic and eco-friendly facelift. They now light up when cars pass by with their headlights turned on, illuminating the street with no energy and creating no light pollution. Gates of Light ... [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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Sky NewsGeminid meteor shower: Stargazers hail 'magical' spectacleSky NewsI stepped out to watch a bit of the geminid meteor shower. One of the neighborhood cats came to keep me company. It was a magical night. — lins (@linsofmoss) December 14, 2017. Another said: "One good thing about living in the middle of nowhere: No ...Here's why almost every country in the world will be able to see the Geminid meteor showerBT.comGeminid​ ​meteor​ ​shower​ ​tonight​ ​and​ [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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Hull Daily MailStunning Geminid meteor shower will light up skies over Hull this weekHull Daily MailTry to avoid town and city centres with lots of light pollution but high-tech cameras and telescopes won't be needed to spot the meteors. Remember meteors often come in spurts interspersed with lulls. What causes the Geminid meteor shower? A shooting ...Geminid meteor shower: Stargazers hail 'magical' spectacleSky NewsHere's why almost every country in the world will be able to [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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Letters to the Editor, December 14, 2017South China Morning PostI agree with your correspondent Daniel Hui, that the government must do more to tackle the effects of light pollution in Hong Kong (“Publicise the dangers of light pollution”, December 3). People need to be educated to do their part to reduce light ... [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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Cambridge NewsGeminid​ ​meteor​ ​shower​ ​tonight​ ​and​ ​tomorrow​ ​night​ ​-​ ​could​ ​be​ ​best​ ​everCambridge NewsProvided it's clear, you should wrap up warm and head outside - use sleeping bags and hot water bottles if necessary - and spend at least 30 minutes outside getting used to the darkness. Going somewhere with as little light pollution as possible is ...Here's why almost every country in the world will be able to see the Geminid meteor showerAberdeen Evening [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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Daily MailLook up tonight! Stunning Geminids meteor shower to peak with up to 120 shooting stars every hourDaily MailAlthough they are visible from urban areas, for the best view head out into the countryside where there is less light pollution. NASA says sky watchers looking to see the shower should head somewhere away from city lights to a spot with a wide open ...Here's why almost every country in the world will be able to [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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BT.comHere's why almost every country in the world will be able to see the Geminid meteor showerBT.com... up the air around them as they pass through the Earth's atmosphere. In the case of the Geminids, the parent asteroid is 3200 Phaethon. As they enter Earth's atmosphere at an angle, the Geminids have a slower closing speed than many other comets ...Geminids 2017 map: Where will you be able to watch the Geminid meteor shower TONIGHT?Express.co.ukGeminid [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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Aberdeen Evening ExpressHere's why almost every country in the world will be able to see the Geminid meteor showerAberdeen Evening ExpressNot only is the shower predicted to be one of the most dazzling shows ever with around 100 meteors per hour, the spectacular display will also be visible from almost every country in the world. This is because the constellation of Gemini – where the ...Geminids 2017 map: Where will you be able to watch [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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Express.co.ukGeminids 2017 map: Where will you be able to watch the Geminid meteor shower TONIGHT?Express.co.ukStargazers who cannot escape the artificial skyglow of light pollution will see fewer meteors. But thankfully the thin waning crescent Moon does not rise until after 3am. These star charts map the night sky and show how the Geminid meteors will radiate ...Geminid Meteor Shower 2017: How to watch it tonight and tomorrow over PlymouthPlymouth HeraldGeminid meteor shower 2017: Where to [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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Promoting the proper use of exterior public and private lighting to reduce light pollution