I'm Chuck Bueter, an amateur astronomer embracing public outreach. Let's make ideas happen--be energy at the speed of life!
Nightwise is my portal to the night sky and other personal interests. Blog posts about recent and upcoming events often have an emphasis on astronomy.
Here are my 100+ ideas to inspire better outdoor lighting practices and lessen waste. I have personally field-tested most of these activities, ranging from easy to ambitious. Go!
Capture the essence of time--an image of the sun arcing across the sky between the solstices--by making a simple pinhole camera.
Using sufficient yet sensible light will benefit the night sky and human health, too. In lessening light pollution we gain many upsides. Avoid the blues (blue light, that is).
Gotta love the Great Lakes. Here are weather links for on the water and on the sun alike.
Transit of Venus
Paper Plate Education
Let There Be Night And more...
Nightwise.org expresses my astronomy outreach and personal interests. Content includes blog posts, upcoming events, projects, dark sky advocacy, and other pursuits. I welcome your feedback.