B Anyone here in the CA blackout area that has enjoyed dark skies?

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Although obviously I enjoy the wonderful technology of electricity, it would be nice to have a short blackout on a dark night to see the night sky in all its glory. Has anyone seen such a dark sky in the blackout areas there?
 

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Blackout? Fire? Smoke?
 

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Doesn't lend to too much stargazing.

Ohh yes it does :smile:

With all the streetlights etc out, the sky comes alive

Back in 1986 in Dunedin, NZ, the council did a 2 hour streetlight blackout
so that everyone could easily see Halley's Comet from within the city.
It was awesome


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