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Title: NOIRLab – The 2021 Globe At Night Kickoff

Organization: NOIRLab (NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory)

Links: www.noao.edu ; @NOAONorth; http://www.lsst.org/ ;https://nationalastro.org/ ; https://www.facebook.com/NOIRLabAstro ; https://www.instagram.com/noirlabastro/ ; https://www.youtube.com/noirlabastro ; @NOIRLabAstro

Description:  Globe at Night is a citizen science program to raise awareness of and collect data about light pollution levels from around the world. Globe at Night is run by NOIRLab’s Connie Walker and was founded in 2006. In this podcast, NOIRLab’s Rob Sparks describes how you can participate in Globe at Night and help us collect even more data than our record breaking 2020 campaign!

Bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the Education and Public Outreach (EPO) group at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) and works on the Galileoscope project (www.galileoscope.org), providing design, dissemination and professional development. He blogs at halfastro.wordpress.com.

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