Light Pollution Data

As part of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy our Colleagues at the Kuffner Sternwarte Observatory in Vienna produced a light meter that could be used to monitor light pollution. More details on the project and the meter are available at (use login Guest and IYA2009).

There are three stations in Ireland. One in Monasterevin (I’m not sure if it is active), one on the roof of the physics building in Trinity College Dublin, and the one I maintain in South Dublin.

I’m providing the raw data here in case someone with more time is interested in doing something interesting with it. This data has not been calibrated and is just the raw output from the sensors at one second intervals. Though I have posted some monthly graphs in blog posts to show some trends.

Station Location:
long: -6.11
lat: 53.27
height: 95m

So here’s the Monthly data:
Raw Data: graphs
Raw Data: graphs
Raw Data: graphs
Raw Data: graphs

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