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2015 AGM Conference Abstracts Are Available

Flocks of birds flying over water while the sun is setting causing vibrant orange clouds

Conference Abstracts One Coin ~ Two Sides Impacts of Light Pollution to Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Mitigating Role of Emerging Lighting Technologies * Presenters’ PowerPoint presentations will be available soon. Saturday November 14… Read More

Don’t Miss Rare Total Lunar Eclipse of Harvest “Supermoon”

Full Supermoon rising over mountains

Be sure to step outside, gaze upward and experience a rare celestial event on  September 27 (September 28 in locations other than North and South America). A full moon, a perigee moon and a total lunar… Read More

IDA 26th Annual General Meeting Program

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November 14 and 15, 2015 | Embassy Suites Hotel Phoenix | Scottsdale, ArizonaRegister Now   Annual General Meeting Schedule and Speakers One Coin ~ Two Sides: Impacts of Artificial Night Lighting on Fish and Wildlife… Read More

Tips For Viewing This Week’s Perseid Meteor Shower

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The experience of seeing a ‘shooting’ or ‘falling star’ is familiar to anyone who’s spent an hour our two under a dark night sky. Can you imagine the experience of seeing hundreds of them on… Read More

The IDA 2015 Annual General Meeting

One Coin two Sides-Impacts of Light Pollution to Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Mitigating Role of Emerging Lighting Technologies

November 14 and 15, 2015 | Embassy Suites | Phoenix, Arizona The International Dark-Sky Association hosted our 26th Annual General Meeting November 14-15, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona. The 2015 conference theme was “One Coin ~ Two Sides: Impacts… Read More

Light Pollution Researchers Gather In Québec

Conference Attendees Gather and Talk Before the Meeting Starts

Light pollution researchers from around the world met at Jouvence, Québec, Canada from 26-28 May 2015 for the second biennial Light Pollution Theory, Modeling and Measurements (LPTMM) conference. Speakers at the meeting agreed that while our… Read More

Dark Skies Come Into Sharp Focus at the First Annual StarLight Festival

Starlight Festival in Big Bear, CA

Big Bear Lake, Calif., 20 May 2014 – The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) joins AstronomyOutreach network to raise public awareness about the importance of dark skies for the environment and science of the Southern California… Read More