The results of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and The British Astronomical Association annual Star Count survey show more than half (54%) of the 1,364 people who took part could see 10 stars or fewer within the constellation of Orion - indicating severe light pollution in their area.
What does BAA stand for?
BAA stands for British Astronomical Association
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- Broadway Artists Alliance (New York)
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- Bureau d'Accompagnement Artistique (French: Bureau of Artistic Support)
- Business Achievement Award (various locations)
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But the highlight of our trip to the Talbot came on the walk home, in the dark, as we discovered why Skelwith Fold is campaigning with the British Astronomical Association for darker skies.
British Astronomical Association (BAA) has chosen a picture taken by Al-Marzam Observatory of the Kuwaiti skies to be featured as "picture of the week" on the association's website.
The British Astronomical Association has launched a campaign for darker skies and are appealing for everyone's help.
A British Astronomical Association spokesman said: "The campaign believes light should shine where it is needed and nowhere else.
Before he died at the age of 81 Luke hosted a party for members of the British Astronomical Association who came to watch the moon's eclipse of the sun in 1927.
CPRE has joined with the British Astronomical Association and celebrities such as Queen guitarist Brian May and actor Jeremy Irons, to launch the campaign, which aims to promote awareness of the problem.
Bob Mizon, UK co-ordinator of the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies, said: "For years most children and adults in this country have been robbed of their star-filled night skies and the British Astronomical Association has long been fighting to try and reverse the harmful effects of light pollution.