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INFOGRAPHIC: Man-Made Lights Are Destroying The Earth

Are Man-Made Lights Are Destroying The Earth? #infographic via @bi_sci Ashley Lutz

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from 9GAG

9 Amazing Night Sky of 9 Darkened Cities

9 Amazing Night Sky of 9 Darkened Cities by thierrycohen via 9gag #Night_Sky #Light_Pollution

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What is light pollution? What problems does it cause and how do you combat it? This infographic answers all these questions for you.

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How light pollution affects the visibility of stars

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To me, August is all about stars. I love watching the night sky far away from the light pollution at my aunt’s summer cottage, wishing upon stars when the Perseid meteor shower occurs, and trying to recognize the constellations, but only finding the...

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from My Modern Met

NASA Releases Stunning New Images of the Earth at Night

The Earth At Night - photos by NASA. See the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded=Q3YYwIsMHzw#!

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The apparent magnitude of the Andromeda Galaxy , at , 3. 4 , is one of the brightest of any of the Messier objects , N , making it visible to the naked eye on moonless nights even when viewed from areas with moderate light pollution Although it appears more then six times as wide as the larger telescope , only the brighter central region is visible to the naked eye or when viewed using binoculars or a small telescope .

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