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GoErie.comLooking Up: See an asteroid with just your eyesGoErie.comYou will most likely need binoculars to find Vesta, if there is any haze, moonlight or light pollution in that part of the sky. Saturn is easy to see. A short way to the upper left of Saturn is a star, Mu Sagittari, magnitude +3.8. Extending an ... [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
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VoxSummer is for meteor showers and stargazing. Here's how to watch.VoxiThe night sky is our window to the infinite. Above us are an untold number of stars and planets and other geologic wonders, and likely, life. It's a hopeful place to project our thoughts and to tease our imaginations. When I look up into space, I ... [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
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Giant telescope project before Hawaii Supreme Court againBusiness InsiderScientists revere the mountain for its summit above the clouds that provides a clear view of the sky with very little air and light pollution. Supporters say it will also bring economic and educational opportunities to Hawaii. Justices also had ...and more [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
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The RevelatorBig Cities, Bright Lights: Ranking the Worst Light Pollution on EarthThe RevelatorThe Revelator analyzed light pollution levels around the world, revealing the planet's worst affected cities as well as the most light-polluted metropolitan areas, where development is mixed and diffused over massive distances. The areas on our top 10 ... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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The RevelatorBig Cities, Bright Lights: Ranking the Worst Light Pollution on EarthThe RevelatorThe Revelator analyzed light pollution levels around the world, revealing the planet's worst affected cities as well as the most light-polluted metropolitan areas, where development is mixed and diffused over massive distances. The areas on our top 10 ... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Euro Garages gets green light in RiponForecourt TraderSpeaking to Stray FM, the local resident said the new forecourt would cause disturbance in terms of light pollution, noise, fumes and smell however, councillors voted nine-to-two in favour of the development. Harrogate Council received 28 ... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Kent OnlineCouncil downplays health and wildlife concerns as it installs 100000th LED street lightKent OnlineEarlier this year it was reported that exposure to LED lights could be a trigger for cancer. According to research conducted by American academics, the LED lights are affecting wildlife "as much as the midday sun." Light pollution from the white and ...and more [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Capital FMNorthern Lights Pods In YorkshireCapital FMBeing an official Dark Sky Discovery Area means they've got hardly any light pollution - so it's the perfect place to see the stars. The pods are still at the planning stage - and they need to make sure they fit in with the landscape. But it's hoped ... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Business Insider UKAn astronomer's stunning photo of the Milky Way shows our galaxy through a crystal ballBusiness Insider UKThe site is high, dry, and far away from light pollution — making it an exceedingly clear place to take images of the night sky. Muñoz-Mateos used a little downtime (while the huge telescope worked its magic) to step outside with his camera, a tripod ...and more [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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Stray FMPlanners approve new petrol station next to homes in RiponStray FM“It will cause disturbance for residents in terms of light pollution, noise, fumes and smell,” he said. He also expressed “dismay and amazement” that Ripon City Council had expressed no objections. “The lack of consultation with local residents has ... [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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Daily MailTravelLab: In a forest on the trail of synchronous firefliesDaily MailAnd because fireflies light up less when light pollution is present, visitors with flashlights and cellphones can interrupt mating and impact the next firefly generation. And yet, the appreciation of natural phenomena in an age of videogames and ...Get Outta Here! by The Associated Press on Apple PodcastsiTunes - AppleSynchronous fireflies: In a dark forest, tiny creatures flash in unison and light up the [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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Phys.OrgLight pollution a reason for insect decline - Phys.orgPhys.OrgClimate change, pesticides and land use changes alone cannot fully explain the decline in insect populations in Germany. Scientists from the Leibniz-Institute of ...Excessive Light Pollution Causing Insect Populations To Decline ...International Business TimesLight Pollution Linked To Decline In Insect Population: Here's How ...Infosurhoyall 3 news articles [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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iNewsMars will soon be the closest to Earth it's been in 15 years – here's how to see itiNews... between 8 and 12 degrees above the southern horizon – depending on where in the country you are – those with a clear view of the horizon will have a better chance of seeing the planet. And those in areas with less light pollution will be able to ...and more [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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The LincolniteLancaster Bomber gateway objection to waste plantThe Lincolnite“The main objection is the negative visual impact and the potential for night-time light pollution in an area allocated only for agriculture and not industrialisation.” The deadline for the submission of responses to the proposed factory is June 22 ... [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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International Business TimesExcessive Light Pollution Causing Insect Populations To Decline: StudyInternational Business TimesA study looking into the potential cause of insect population decline in Germany revealed excessive light pollution was affecting the tiny bugs. Back in 2017, a group of researchers analyzed the population of flying insects in areas within select ...Light Pollution Linked To Decline In Insect Population: Here's How Artificial Lighting At Night Can Affect YouInfosurhoyall 2 news articles [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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