Brightening of the night sky caused by street lights and other man-made sources, which has a disruptive effect on natural cycles and inhibits the observation of stars and planets: for many astronomers light pollution has been a disaster
More example sentences
- This would not eliminate light pollution but at least would set to zero its high yearly growth rate.
- The following is a list of existing light pollution ordinances from communities in Southeast Michigan.
- Highest levels of light pollution are indicated with red, the black indicates no light pollution detected.
Definition of light pollution in:
- The US English dictionary