Globe at Night Telecon: Slides and Audio Available
Connie Walker from Globe at Night joined Night Sky Network members on January 27th for an illuminating talk on the GaN program, and discussed how you can become involved in the fight against light pollution by measuring sky quality.

2014 promises to be a landmark year for GaN. They have released several new smartphone apps to help improve the accuracy of light readings for our night sky. In addition to their web-based sky quality app, there is also the Loss of the Night app on Google Play for Android devices, and the Dark Sky Meter app for iPhone 4S and higher on the iTunes store.

This year's GaN also comes with a new schedule: they now have monthly events! Connie discussed how to members can get involved, and how to encourage the general public to get involved as well. The more eyes on the skies, the more data points the GaN can get for their project; this allows them to do many wonderful things with their data. Some of their projects include dark sky quality maps, and kits which help to better inform city planners and councils on the effects and spread of light pollution.

Slides, Audio, and transcripts are now available  on our dedicated resource page as well as below:


SLIDES:
Download FileDownload Slides: Globe at Night: Preserving Starry Skies (PowerPoint)(PPT, 21.34 MB) 
Download FileDownload Slides: Globe at Night: Preserving Starry Skies (Acrobat) (PDF, 6.45 MB) 

AUDIO:
Download FileDownload Audio: Globe at Night Telecon (MP3, 12.8 MB) 

TRANSCRIPT:
Download FileDownload Transcript: Globe at Night Telecon (Word) (DOC, 89 KB) 
Download FileDownload Transcript: Globe at Night Telecon (Acrobat) (PDF, 82 KB)


To learn more and to get involved, go the the offical site for Globe at Night here: http://www.globeatnight.org


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