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xx   LIGHT

Shooting galaxies from the suburbs. Tips on beating light pollution when taking astrophotos.
ASTRONOMY Feb 1987 (v.15#2) pg. 42

Shielding the night sky. How to "win" the battle against light pollution by using "good" lights that illuminate the ground but not the night sky. Includes tips on working with local governments to fight light pollution.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1988 (v.16#9) pg. 47

Observing techniques beneath the neon lights. Living in or near a city doesn't mean you can't appreciate the night sky.
ASTRONOMY Jun 1990 (v.18#6) pg. 70

Tip on combatting light pollution by firing a photoflash through a telescope aimed at the photocell which controls the streetlight you want to turn off.
ASTRONOMY Jan 1991 (v.19#1) pg. 10

Bright lights, deep sky. An urbanite's survival guide to deep-sky observing. Ideas on stopping stray light, using filters and other techniques to minimize the impact of light pollution.
ASTRONOMY Oct 1994 (v.22#10) pg. 68

How to beat light pollution.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1995 (v.23#9) pg. 44

How to calibrate and use photometers to calculate the sky brightness around your city. This is a measure of the "light pollution" which obscures celestial objects and makes astronomical viewing difficult or impossible.
SKY & TELESCOPE Feb 1978 (v.55#2) pg. 126

Tips on how to get local support to fight "light pollution" which interferes with astronomers.
SKY & TELESCOPE Feb 1978 (v.55#2) pg. 133

Licking light pollution. How astronomers have fared in their fight to eliminate stray and unnecessary light which interferes with astronomical observing. Includes tips on ways to cope with individual lights.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1980 (v.60#1) pg. 17

Darkness and light. Simple techniques for coping with light pollution when using a telescope.
SKY & TELESCOPE Feb 1986 (v.71#2) pg. 171

Backyard astronomy. Observing from the city. Some tips on coping with light pollution and obstructed views.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1987 (v.74#1) pg. 35

The battle against light pollution. Looks at lamp types, fixture design, creating local awarness of the problem, etc.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1990 (v.80#1) pg. 23
Added Info SKY & TELESCOPE Oct 1990 (v.80#4) pg. 425

Help save the stars. How to make both visual and photographic observations of sky glow (light pollution) and submit your findings to the International Dark-Sky Association.
SKY & TELESCOPE Nov 1991 (v.82#5) pg. 547

A timetable for better lighting. Includes ideas on setting goals and effective communication to reduce light pollution.
SKY & TELESCOPE Mar 1995 (v.89#3) pg. 96

Dissecting light pollution. Facts that may help you avoid some of the problem and combat the rest more effectively.
SKY & TELESCOPE Nov 1996 (v.92#5) pg. 44

Dark nights are SAFE nights. How to work locally to eliminate light pollution and glare as part of the "Stars Are For Everyone" program.
SKY & TELESCOPE Sep 1998 (v.96#3) pg. 84

You, your weather, and your skies. Matching your astronomical viewing targets to the sky and weather conditions in your viewing area.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jan 2000 (v.99#1) pg. 125

A simple dark-sky meter. This easy-to-build measuring device will allow you to accurately measure the brightness of your sky.
SKY & TELESCOPE Feb 2001 (v.101#2) pg. 138
Added Info SKY & TELESCOPE May 2001 (v.101#5) pg. 18

Your home lighting guide. How to light your house exterior, save energy, and decrease light pollution at the same time.
SKY & TELESCOPE Apr 2002 (v.103#4) pg. 41, 50

Bright lights, big problems. A guide to promoting night-friendly outdoor lighting.
SKY & TELESCOPE Dec 2002 (v.104#6) pg. 32, 40