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2009

Battle Point Astronomical Association Battles Light Pollution

In an article titled Preserving Battle Point Park’s Dark Sky (PDF File, Winter 2009/10 Issue 88)

 

Battle Point Astronomical Association president Harry Colvin discusses efforts to preserve the dark sky.

 

...I don’t feel the BPAA should ever agree to trade away “dark sky nights” or agree to lights of any kind at Battle Point Park. We should stand on principle to protect the environment from light pollution for astronomers, for the neighbors who live near the park, for anyone who wants to enjoy the night sky, and for future generations...

 

The Battle Point Astronomical Association http://www.bpastro.org operates the Battle Point Observatory on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

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