Dark sky Gemini.

Author:LeShane, Kevin
Position:UPDATES - Bob Crelin's outdoor lightning regulation - Brief article

Sprawling light pollution is blotting out the night sky's majestic stars and planets (see "Finding the Stars," Tools, January/February 2007). But concerned light activists get big results when they think globally, but act locally.


Bob Crelin, artist, astronomer and author of the children's book, There Once was a Sky Full of Stars, recently celebrated the 10th birthday of the outdoor lighting regulation he co-wrote for Branford, Connecticut. "We started working on the bill in late 1995," he says, "at a time when only the Southwest was doing very much with outdoor lighting laws." It was tough at first, but opponents of the light pollution law in Branford now back it because energy bills have been...

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