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International Initiative in Defence of the Quality of the Night Sky as Mankind’s Scientific, Cultural and Environmental Heritage

III Starlight Conference - New Zealand 2012

04May 2011

Third International Starlight Conference - 11, 12, and 13 June 2012, 2011, Lake Tekapo - New Zealand


The New Zealand International Starlight conference will take place at Lake Tekapo, New Zealand in June 2012.

The conference will be the third in a series, following meetings in La Palma in April 2007 and on Fuerteventura in March 2009.

It will address themes concerning:

  • the defense of the quality of the night sky,
  • the right to observe the stars,
  • the heritage of starlight,
  • the issues of light pollution,
  • the protection of observatory sites,
  • the benefits of public outreach in astronomy and the
  • cultural aspects of visual astronomy

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Last Updated on Aug162011
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