Every week I do something new to reduce light pollution. Eyes on the Sky is at 600,000+ views so far; more views = more awareness. Please consider sharing with others.
The night sky is the canvas.... My optics are the brush.... The Milky Way is the masterpiece Turtles top to bottom....turtles all the way down A Brief History of Time Member IDA
Quote:I did zoom in, and all the people (dots) disappeared.
Binoculars: 33/39/50/71/150x100 Miyauchi Saturn III, WO22x70ED, Fuji 16x70 FMT-SX, Pentax 10x50 PCF-V, 10x43 DCF-SP, 6.5x21 Papilio,
Nikon 10x35 EII, 7x35 E, 8x30 EII, 8x23CF AS Diplomat,
B&L 7x26 Custom
Scopes: C9.25, TMB130SS, SV80S-LOMO 80/480
Quote:The distribution of dots isn't accurate; in my area there are lots of dots sprinkled all around a nearby mountain that I know for certain is uninhabited wilderness.
Quote:Well, certainly the correlation is strong, but it would be interesting to see where it varied and wasn't correlated.
George N Obsession 20 Optical Guidance Systems 10" F/9 R-C Cass 6" F/5 & 8" F/8 home-made Newts Explore Scientific 127mm ED MI-250 mount Denk II bino-viewer, with PowerX and Newt reducer, Member, International Dark-Sky Association
Quote:Don't think you need to overlay...obviously a high correlation between people and LP.That's why I seek out places without cell service, like central Nevada to observe.
My eyepieces are made from the waste product of exploding stars. 10XTi 102XLT ST80A(2" Focuser) XW: All; XO: 2.58 Televue: Naglers-T1 Smoothside-full set, 17T4,12T4,Ethos 17,4.7; plossels-40,32,20,17,&7.4mm; Pans-22,24mm; Delos-6,8,12,17.3mm ES100: 5.5,9*,14,20 ES82: full set ES68: 16,20,24,34 NLV: 5,9,10,15 Ortho: HD-7,9; OPS-9,12 Meade RG 7mm Other: Pentax 12.5K(.965), 10mm Parks Zoom: Nag3-6 *=on b/o DAS Dark Site
Quote:Quote:Don't think you need to overlay...obviously a high correlation between people and LP.That's why I seek out places without cell service, like central Nevada to observe. You'd love Alexandria, Indiana then....it's like the black hole of cell phone service.....
CG5ASGT Astro-Tech AT6RC Zhumell 10 inch dob deluxe kit 10x12 observatory Echo Astronomy maker of Custom bahtinov masks and Duncan collimation masks.
“The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.” ― Werner Heisenberg
12" LX200 GPS
10" LX200 GPS
4" Unitron 150
4" Bosma refractor
Denk Binotron 27, D14's and D21's
Galaxy Note 8 running SkySafari Pro via Bluetooth
Wireless Autostar II