star count


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star count

[′stär ‚kau̇nt]
(astronomy)
A count of stars on a photographic plate.
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Herman received his first Michelin star in 1995 and four years later Oud Sluis doubled its star count.
These four stylish villas nestled in a bamboo grove in Nerul have set a new definition of luxury that has nothing to do with the star count under your name.
Star Count 2014 runs until today - Saturday, March 8 - and more detail is at www.
The results of the Campaign to Protect Rural England's annual star count survey show efforts to create dark skies above some areas the region seems to be working.
The results of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and The British Astronomical Association annual Star Count survey show more than half (54%) of the 1,364 people who took part could see 10 stars or fewer within the constellation of Orion - indicating severe light pollution in their area.
Earlier in 2012, CPRE had joined CfDS in organising the annual UK Star Count, asking participants all over the UK to observe Orion and count the number of stars they could see with the unaided eye.
The evidence gathered during this year's Star Count Week shows we need to take action now to roll back the spread of light pollution.
The results of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS) annual Star Count Survey show that just over half (53%) of the people taking part could see 10 stars or fewer within the constellation of Orion - indicating severe light pollution in their area.
SPACE, Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators, under Project Dark Skies is conducting the Great Indian Star Count 2011 from 14th October 2011 to 28th October 2011.
Details of the number of stars people can see in the constellation of Orion will be used to create a star count map to show the impact of light from towns, cities and roads on dark skies.
Star Count Week is a joint venture between the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS), starting on Monday, January 31.