Sunday, July 3, 2011

Stars Over Kitt Peak National Observatory

Here is another in our series of time-lapse videos of the night sky. This one is from Dean Ketelsen and it shows the stars of our Milky Way Galaxy over Kitt Peak National Observatory:

Anyone reading this blog can easily see that I have a strong interest in the night sky, so it should be no surprise that I will soon be working to actively protect it. In August I will be joining the staff of the International Dark-Sky Association.  As I move into the new position expect to see much more here on light pollution and what can be done to keep it from spreading.