An important part of solving the problem of light pollution is to have a thorough understanding of its magnitude. A great way to do that is to measure the brightness of the night sky. Thankfully, it is relatively easy to make such measurements – and you can help!
Become a Citizen Scientist
Participate in the Globe at Night citizen-science campaign to help our understanding of skyglow and its impact. No special tools are required and observations can easily be reported by smartphone, tablet or computer.
Last year, Globe at Night received 15,382 data points from participants in 106 countries!