[SQM] Snow cover as it relates to light at night

Anthony Tekatch anthony at unihedron.com
Fri Feb 17 20:08:18 UTC 2017


Hello All,

Someone recently asked me about using the SQM in an area where there is
snow cover. Here are some articles that relate to the effects of snow and
light at night:

    The new world atlas of artificial night sky brightness by Fabio
    Falchi, Pierantonio Cinzano, Dan Duriscoe, Christopher C. M. Kyba,
    Christopher D. Elvidge, Kimberly Baugh, Boris A. Portnov, Nataliya A.
    Rybnikova and Riccardo Furgoni.
    http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/2/6/e1600377.full

    Night sky photometry and spectroscopy performed at the Vienna
    University Observatory by Johannes Puschnig, Thomas Posch, Stefan
    Uttenthaler. 
    https://arxiv.org/abs/1304.7716

    Measuring and modelling light pollution at the Zselic Starry Sky Park
    by Zoltán Kolláth. 
    http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/218/1/012001/meta

    Campaign of sky brightness and extinction measurements using a
    portable CCD camera by Fabio Falchi.
    https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-lookup/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17845.x

    The propagation of light pollution in the atmosphere by P. Cinzano,
    F. Falchi.
    https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-lookup/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21884.x


Best regards,
Anthony Tekatch
Unihedron
http://unihedron.com


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