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The Sky-Glow Story
In writing this comprehensive essay, my intention was to be as thorough as possible by including a spectral analysis of sky-glow. The spectral discoveries I made grew rather large and seemed somewhat important, so I decided to excise my full spectral analysis to create the second ebook, which was actually finished first. This was "The New Sky-Glow Spectra", where a few parts can be found in the previous pages.
Here in The Sky-Glow Story, I've tried to show the history of outdoor lighting and evolution of sky-glow.
By the end of The Sky-Glow Story, you will understand how the clear-night spectrum for a given location changed through the decades:
You will also understand how the trend to LED lighting, changes the character of a clear night:
Is the NEW sky-glow better or worse for amateur astronomers?
More of The Sky-Glow Story on the next page.