Understanding and Acting on Light Pollution

April 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Ely Folk School
209 E Sheridan St
MN 55731

Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:00 PM- 8:30 PMClass may resume at 9:00 PM if weather conditions permit

Tuition: $20

Is street lighting blotting out the stars in your night sky? Are you concerned about the creep of light pollution? We’ll explore the different types of lights and ways to use lighting effectively while still preserving dark skies. Weather permitting, the class will reconvene at 9:00 p.m. at the Ely golf course parking lot for constellation-finding and telescope viewing after the session at the Folk School.

About the Instructor: Bob King has loved the stars since he was a kid and shares that love through teaching and writing. He lives in Duluth with his wife Linda and is recently retired from a career as a photojournalist and photo editor at the Duluth News Tribune. His books “Night Sky with the Naked Eye” and “Wonders of the Night Sky” are available on Amazon and at area bookstores. His latest book, “Urban Legends from Space” will publish this fall. Bob has 31 years teaching community education astronomy for the Duluth School District and has taught previously at the Ely Folk School and North House Folk School.

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