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

Starlight and IAU General Assembly

04May 2010

Starlight and IAU General Assembly


August 03 - 14, 2009

Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
The Starlight Initiative was present for two important reasons at the IAU General Assembly, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August 3-14, 2009. On August 14th, the Resolution on “Defence of the night sky and the right to Starlight” has been approved during the Closing Ceremony. On August 6th, John Hearnshaw presented “The Starlight Reserve, the New Zealand Experience”. Last Updated on Aug162011
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The Starlight Initiative is designed as an international action in defence of the values associated with the night sky and the general right to observe the stars. It is open to the participation of all scientific, cultural, environmental, and citizens' organizations...

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