News tagged with light pollution

Physicist makes new high-res panorama of Milky Way

Cobbling together 3000 individual photographs, a physicist has made a new high-resolution panoramic image of the full night sky, with the Milky Way galaxy as its centerpiece. Axel Mellinger, a professor at Central Michigan ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Astronomy
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City moths avoid the light

The globally increasing light pollution has negative effects on organisms and entire ecosystems. The consequences are especially hard on nocturnal insects, since their attraction to artificial light sources generally ends ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Christmas sky show

(—Just when you thought Christmas was over: At the end of the day on Dec. 25th, a pair of holiday lights will pop out of the deepening twilight. Jupiter and the Moon are having a Christmas conjunction.

dateDec 24, 2012 in Space Exploration
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