CfDS

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CfDSCampaign for Dark Skies (UK; affiliated with the International Dark-Sky Association)
CfDSComputational Fluid Dynamics Services
CfDSCentralised Fault Display System (Airbus Industrie)
CfDSCentral Florida Daylily Society
CfDSContract Funds Development Specification
CfDSDestructive Coupling Fault
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As a member of the Campaign for Dark Skies I have always believed in striving to contain the effects from artificial lighting to areas where they are needed, attempting to keep rural areas free from light pollution.
Countryside campaigners CPRE and the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies, in partnership with National Astronomy Week, are asking stargazers to count the number of stars they can see with the naked eye in the constellation of Orion any night until Saturday, March 8.
See displays from the University of South Wales astronomy group, including images from the Faulkes Telescope Project or learn more about tackling light pollution with the Campaign for Dark Skies.
The speakers on Sunday were Dr David Arditti telling us about the latest developments in planetary imaging, Bob Mizon on the Campaign for Dark Skies and Dr John Bridges updating us on Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory.
Restoring the country's natural, starry skies by a reduction in the amount of inefficient lighting is the aim of the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies.
Campaign for Dark Skies co-ordinator Bob Mizon said by continuing to allow light to escape upwards it would rob today's younger generation of the chance to ever see the wonders of space.
The results of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS) annual Star Count Survey show that just over half (53%) of the people taking part could see 10 stars or fewer within the constellation of Orion - indicating severe light pollution in their area.
The Second Chance Star Count, organised by The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS) will run until Sunday, February 26.
Star Count Week is urging members of the public to help measure local light pollution and to raise awareness of the Campaign for Dark Skies.
Steve Owens, a member of the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies and a driving force behind the IDSPlace designations for Scotland's Galloway Forest Park and Sark Island (a small island in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy, France), thinks that enthusiasm for dark-sky conservation is helping reawaken the UK's interest in astronomy.
Star Count Week is a joint venture between the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS), starting on Monday, January 31.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the British Astronomical Association''s Campaign for Dark Skies are running a survey to find out how people are affected by light pollution, and where it is coming from.
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