IISL Working Group on Light Pollution

IISL at IAU conference

At the conference on "Communicating astronomy with the Public" of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which was held at the Cité de l'Espace in Toulouse, IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl gave a keynote on the policy and legal aspects to deal with light pollution and radiofrequency interference from space objects. The presentation (download below) built on […]

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IISL publishes Report of IISL Light Pollution WG

In 2019, deployment started of the two first large constellations of satellites which are intended to provide global broadband internet. The resulting launch of several thousands of satellites into Low Earth Orbit has caused a steady increase in the light pollution of the night sky. In 2021, the Board of Directors of IISL agreed to […]

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