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Old 06-11-2019, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by AnakChan View Post
The only time I experienced Bortle 1 skies was in the 90s when I was working in Olympic Dam. That’s when I bought my Vixen VC200L from Claude when he was a Vixen distributor.

Beautiful pix by Kato-san.
These days you'd have to travel at least 50km from Olympic Dam to get under true dark skies and then you would still see its light dome, it has a light pollution footprint larger than Broken Hill, a town of nearly 20,000 people! ...mines definitely don't use smart lighting at night....

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