MAP: A light pollution map to help you have the clearest star-gazing adventures

2017-05-02 15:29
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Cape Town - South Africa is home to some serious big-sky country that make it easy to enjoy exceptional star-gazing adventures. 

As city dwellers, the effects of artificial light on our view of the night sky only really becomes apparent when we get out in nature - but where to go for the clearest view?

Avid star-gazers can consult this light pollution map to find the ideal, artificial light-free spots.  


Click here to see a more detailed view of  the light pollution map made up of light pollution data overlays (Data courtesy of Earth Observation Group, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center).

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