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Astronomers from around the SAGAS area are delighted that the South Downs National Park Authority has now been awarded the much coveted International Dark Sky Reserve Status. A number of local societies have for the past 3 years been working closely with with South Downs National Park Authority, the South Downs Planetarium and Local Authority lighting engineers to have the South Downs…

NASA image of light pollution over Northern Europe

In 2011 the government launched its Directgov ePetition website replacing the old 10 Downing Street petition web site launched under Brown's government and promising that ePetitions with over 100,000 could be debated in Parliament. An ePetition has been posted calling on government to give official support to the British Astronomical Association's  Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS), to grant the night sky…

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