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Night Light or Night Blight? ~ Bob Mizon


Bob Mizon will talk about the dark skies debate, in which he has been involved for over 30 years, and will reveal its many aspects.  Bob examines the origins of light pollution, the problems it causes and potential solutions.   It’s certainly not just about regaining the stars.

Bob is the co-ordinator of the British Astronomical Association’s Commission for Dark Skies, which aims to turn back the tide of light pollution that has seriously affected our view of the stars over the last fifty years.

Bob Mizon MBE is a graduate in modern languages, but is better known as an astronomer. Having taught French for many years at Poole Grammar School, he embarked on a daring career change in 1996 and is now a planetarium operator.

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