Nightscape Newsletter

A Quarterly Publication of the
International Dark-Sky Association

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2007 Award of Excellence in Communications 


Nightscape93 Cover
Cover photo by ESO Photo Ambassador and
The World at Night (TWAN) founder Babak Tafreshi
during the ESO Ultra High Definition Expedition.
See story on page 2 (credit: ESOB. Tafreshi).


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Nightscape #93



Our latest issue of Nightscape is sporting a new look and chock-full of great content. The cover story, “Catching the Cosmos: Pioneering Photo Expedition Delivers Impressive Images,” brings you eye-catching photography from the European Southern Observatory Ultra High Definition Expedition. Learn about Chile’s innovative new outdoor lighting policy, the latest in light pollution research, IDA updates and much more.


Also In This Issue

  • A special letter from the IDA President of the Board of Directors
  • Catching the Cosmos: A pioneering photo expedition delivers impressive images
  • Chile Gets Rid of the Blues: First national lighting policy to address color content
  • More Energy Efficient Lighting, More Light Pollution?: New light pollution study brings disturbing results
  • Shedding Light: UK Study finds local governments can do more to fight light pollution
  • Artificial Light at Night Conference Returns in September
  • IDA Welcomes 5 New International Dark Sky Places
  • Save Our Stars Kits are on the Way
  • Two Dark Sky Reserves, Two Hemispheres, One Friendship
  • Exciting Dark Sky Conference in August
  • International Dark Sky Week 2014, a Great Success
  • IDA Takes the Dark Sky Message on the Road
  • IDA Chapter News
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Issue Index

Summer Issue #93: Catching the Cosmos
Spring Issue #92: IDA 2013 Annual Report
Winter Issue #90-91: IDA celebrates 25 years protecting night skies
Summer Issue #89: Traveling with the NPS Night Sky Team
Spring Issue #88: Night sky road trip
Winter Issue #87: Observing light pollution from air and space
Summer/Fall Issue #85/86: Aoraki Mackenzie & NamibRand International Dark Sky Reserves
Spring Issue #84: Parks and Protected Areas
Summer Issue #83: The City Dark
Winter/Spring Issue #81/82: The World at Night
Spring Issue #80: Seeing blue (blue rich white light)
Winter Issue #79: Annual General Meeting
Fall/Summer Issue #77/78: Light at night and human health
Spring Issue #76: Universe Awareness
Winter Issue #75: The International Year of Astronomy 2009
Fall/Summer Issue #73/74: IDA 20th Anniversary Issue
Spring Issue #72: Wildlife and light pollution
Fall Issue #71: Dark sky destinations
Summer Issue #70: The art of the ordinance
Spring/Winter Issue #68/69: Conference Issue
Fall Issue #67: The costs of light pollution
Summer Issue #66: Sustainability, urban planning, and what they mean to dark skies
Spring Issue #65: Annual Meeting 2006
Winter Issue #64: Our ocean's disappearing dark skies
Fall Issue #63: Bright ideas for dark skies: New & emerging technologies for dark sky friendly lighting
Summer Issue #62: Lighting for wildlife with bright days and dark nights
Spring Issue #61: IDA Mark preserves the dark
Winter Issue #60: Meeting news: Think global, act local
Fall Issue #59: Lighting and crime: Most still in the dark about real security lighting
Summer Issue #58
Spring Issue #57: With and without (Light Pollution, that is)
Winter Issue #56: LIPA Works to save the night sky
Fall Issue #55: Quality lighting and advocacy: An awarding experience!
Summer Issue #54
Spring Issue #53
Winter Issue #52: IDA Boston: Progress through partnerships
Fall Issue #51: Leonids and Lighting: How will natural and manmade lighting affect this year's show?
Summer Issue #50: Greetings from Tucson, Home of the International Dark-Sky Association
Spring Issue #49