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IDA Responds to Satellite Megaconstellations

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Mega constellations, also known as low earth-orbit (“LEO”) satellite constellations, are webs of networked satellites that orbit the Earth at altitudes of 2,000 km or less intended to provide global telecommunications services. The brightness and… Read more

NIGHTSCAPE: IDA 2018 Annual Report Published

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The International Dark-Sky Association’s 2018 Annual Report has been published and is available to view and download here. The 2018 Annual Report includes a letter from Executive Director Ruskin Hartley, features the organization’s International Dark… Read more

IDA Announces Lighting Guidelines for Electronic Messaging Centers

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Today the International Dark-Sky Association released lighting guidelines for electronic messaging centers (EMCs). The guidelines, developed in line with Illuminating Engineering Society’s off-roadway sign recommendations, are the culmination of a two-year IDA process to address… Read more

Meet Ruskin Hartley, IDA’s New Executive Director

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The International Dark-Sky Association welcomes new leadership this year, as Ruskin Hartley joins the organization as Executive Director. Ruskin brings over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector to IDA and is eager to… Read more

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