Dark Skies

How Can Your Community Protect the Night Sky?

 

Examples of Poorly Shielded Lighting

Examples of Low Impact Lighting

Good Neighbor Outdoor Lighting

Dark Sky Regulations in NH Communities

A Powerpoint Presentation by Astronomer Robert Gillette 

ASTRONOMY WEBSITES: 

•     Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

      http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

      Run by two professional astronomers, posts and archives one spectacular astronomical photo daily, with easy-to-understand explanations

 

 •     Sky and Telescope Magazine

        http://skytonight.com/ 

         Leading magazine for amateur astronomers

 

•     Astronomy Magazine

      http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx 

       Excellent magazine, less technical than S&T

 

•     Mars Rovers

      http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/home/ 

 

•    Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan

      http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.cfm 

      Photos and background on the US/European joint mission to Saturn, now in its third year orbiting the solar system�s second           largest planet and skimming by its remarkable moons

 

•     Hubble Space Telescope

      http://www.stsci.edu/resources/ 

 

•     International Dark Sky Association

       http://www.darksky.org/