Light Pollution: Responsis and Remedies by Bob Mizon - PDF and EPUB eBook
Light-pollution is the modern scourge of optical astronomy. More and more observing sites are being lost as the glare of city...
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Details of Light Pollution: Responsis and Remedies
- Exact title of the book
- Light Pollution: Responsis and Remedies
- Book author
- Bob Mizon
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 216 pages
- January 1st 2002 by Springer
- File size (in PDF)
- 864 kB
Some brief overview of book
Light-pollution is the modern scourge of optical astronomy. More and more observing sites are being lost as the glare of city lighting blots out the night sky. Professional astronomical observatories are located far from cities, but amateur astronomers often do not have this luxury.
This book considers the two available strategies open to astronomers - get rid of the light pollution by lobbying authorities and standards organizations, and minimize its effects by using the correct instrumentation. The book contains an extensive detailed catalogue of deep-sky and other objects that - despite what one might believe - can be seen from variously light-polluted sites, for practical observers.