CBS News Reports On Light Pollution

How bad is light pollution?

Light pollution is an ever-growing problem that is blocking out the night sky in major cities, obscuring all but the moon and a few bright stars and planets. Bob Parks, executive director of the International Dark Sky Association joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss what can be done to combat this growing problem.

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/how-bad-is-light-pollution/

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Welcome to NCRAL

Congratulations to Gerry Kocken, our newly-elected NCRAL Chair as well as the 2013 Region Award Winner! Thanks to Rebecca Setzer for her service as outgoing Chair.

Charlotte DuPree has also been re-elected as NCRAL Vice-Chair. Thank you and congratulations to her.

Thanks to the Rochester Astronomy Club for hosting a wonderful NCRAL 2012 Convention. It was a superlative event all around!

The 2014 NCRAL Convention is will take place in Port Washington, WI on April 4-5. For more information, see the Events page.

We are looking for club logos to put on the Northern Lights website. If you would like to submit yours, please send an email to the webmaster in GIF format, 150×150 pixels in size.

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