A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.
Quote:I note that Brian Skiff says in the article above that the "main contribution" to night sky brightness is the zodiacal light, followed by airglow, but the wikipedia article on sky brightness swaps these two.
First and foremost observing love: naked eye.
Last but not least, telescopes.
And I sometimes dabble with cameras.
Quote:Among the naked eye stars, there is a general concentration of their light toward the galactic plane, which continues to rather fainter magnitudes, too.