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Light pollution at CTIO under the new law

[La Serena lighting]

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The top three panels show panoramic monitoring of the 2am lighting curfew results in La Serena. The three panels across the bottom show the light pollution from legally permitted lighting for sporting events, a weakness of the national law (Norma Luminica DS686).

See the September 2003 NOAO Newsletter (currently only available in PDF format).

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