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Originally posted by Notme
Does a index or numerical rating system exist to describe Light pollution around populated areas. Or when weather conditions worsen the pollution effect?
Or even a city rating of good to worst for light pollution.
For telescope usage....
Originally posted by Murcielago
What do you mean?
There are several satellite pics of the world at night to see light pollution, but big telescopes are either in a non-populated area, or on the top of a mountain.
Originally posted by cmdrkeenkid
Hope this helps!
Here's some more: images.google.com...
Originally posted by UofCinLA
Check this very cool link for real-time and forecasted sky info and seeing conditions. Pretty nifty and used by many amateurs - covers most of North America/Canada....