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How to See Stars Like Your Ancestors Did


Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, health, humans, light pollution, home, interesting, world )

Kathy
- 463 days ago - yesmagazine.org
We could all see the sky as our ancestors once saw it just by turning off the lights, according to the International Dark Sky Association.



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Michael M. (58)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 7:51 am
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
 

Terry V. (30)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 4:26 pm
thank you
 

Anne F. (17)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 5:32 pm
Using light where we need it and keeping the glow out of the sky is a good idea.
 

Frans Badenhorst (552)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:52 am
it is amazing what you are able to see when there is no artificial light around
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Monday July 15, 2013, 6:44 am
During the blackout of a few years ago I was actually able to count the constellations and even see stars such as Beetlejeus and Antares without a telescope in the Toronto Annex. I miss the stars.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:58 am
Amazes me when you in a place without lights how dark it does get, and how clearthe stars are.
 
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