Are you able to watch stars clearly at night? If not, you’re sky is affected with light pollution. With more than half of the worldwide population living in urban areas and more than one fifth living in large cities of one million or more inhabitants—light pollution obscures the stars above billions of people.
As an urban denizen, one might fail to notice it, but light pollution is making city slickers miss out on some breathtaking views of the night sky.
Light pollution is artificial illumination that has surprisingly changed the view of the night sky across the globe.
It is present in our surroundings since the 1800s but was undetectable at the time.