An important part of solving the problem of light pollution is to have a thorough understanding of its magnitude. A great way to do that is to measure the brightness of the night sky. Thankfully, it is relatively easy to make such measurements – and you can help!
Become a Citizen Scientist
Participate in the Globe at Night citizen-science campaign to help our understanding of skyglow and its impact. No special tools are required and observations can easily be reported by smartphone, tablet, or computer.
In 2020, citizen-scientists from around the world contributed 29,515 data points to Globe at Night!