Image of La Palma island

The image shows the potential of using ISS images to detect lighting installations that are not allowed near observatories. On the island of La Palma, the use of white light is forbidden by observatory protection laws. One candidate violation can be spotted on this image and is marked with a green circle.

Credit:

NASA/ESA/A. Sánchez de Miguel


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iau1510c
Type:
Photographic
Release date:
11 August 2015, 22:00
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1709 x 1629 px

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