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Western Sky after Lights Out


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About this observation
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
30/04/2019 - 00:38
Western Sky
Observing location
Hill Head, Fareham
Canon Powershot G7X
8s F1.8 ISO 640

A view of the western sky after the local street lights have been turned off between 01.00 and 04.00 civil time, showing a generally much darker sky than the previous shot.  Leo is visible in the western sky. The skyglow towards the NW is from Southampton which unlike Hampshire has not instituted a policy of partial night extinguishing of street lights on minor roads

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