Light pollution atlas shows areas of Earth that cannot see the stars – video | Science | The Guardian


Light pollution atlas shows areas of Earth that cannot see the stars – video | Science | The Guardian

 

A team of Scientists at the National Centers for Environmental Information in Boulder, Colorado have produced a digital atlas of the Earth that shows the levels of light pollution. The atlas makes use of low-light imaging now available from the NOAA/NASA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite, calibrated by thousands of ground observations. Light pollution is so severe in some parts of the world that a third of human beings cannot see the Milky Way

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