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Star Count 2019 – constellations you can see

If you have some extra time having done your Star Count, you might want to see if you can spot these other constellations.

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From global to local - the world map of light pollution

From global to local - the world map of light pollution

Despite the cold the longer nights lead many people’s eyes to be drawn upwards as those clear skies dominate our daily lives more. And what you see when you look up, very much depends on levels of light pollution in your area. We’ve definitely made some progress this year in England with Bodmin Moor awarded dark sky landscape status back in July, and we were thrilled to hear that CPRE’s light pollution maps had helped with that.

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Stars above Rievaulx Abbey, North York Moors.

What do dark skies mean to you?

Read Emma Marrington's passionate account of why she is taking a stand against light pollution. 

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Glare from lights in car park

Stars of wonder

Neil Sinden explores how reducing street lighting can save energy and reveal our night sky in all its glory

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The power of the next generation

The power of the next generation

Across the country, and far beyond our shores, youth voices are standing up for our…

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