Losing the Dark: A Planetarium PSA about Light Pollution

Petersen, Carolyn C. and Walker, Constance E. (2015) Losing the Dark: A Planetarium PSA about Light Pollution. In: Highlights of Astronomy, Volume 16. XXVIIIth IAU General Assembly, August 2012. International Astronomical Union, p. 725.

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Abstract

Losing the Dark is a six-minute PSA video created for fulldome theaters by Loch Ness Productions, the International Dark Sky Association Education Committee headed by Dr. ConstanceWalker of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories, Dome3, Adler Planetarium, and Babak Tafreshi (The World at Night). It explains light pollution, its effects, and ways to implement “wise lighting” practices to mitigate light pollution. The show is also made in flatscreen HD format for classical planetariums, non-dome theaters, and for presentatons by IDA speakers.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2017 07:34
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:26
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/1581

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