Let there be starlight: Light pollution a glaring problem in Michigan

Light pollution is more than just not being able to see the night sky, it impacts animals, insects and maybe even human health.

 

DETROIT FREE PRESS — As Charles Nielsen looks skyward, he’s both enthralled by, and doesn’t like, what he sees.

Nielsen is president of the University Lowbrow Astronomers Club in Ann Arbor, amateur stargazers who, since the 1970s, have run an observatory on Peach Mountain in rural Dexter Township, as well as their own, large telescope. Nielsen is just as dazzled by the heavens as he has ever been, but it takes travel to dwindling, remote locations to get the great views of yesteryear.

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