Sep. 29th: Graph of the Oct. 28th total lunar eclipse as seen by the Tautenburg Lightmeters.
June 19th: Study and draft for light pollution law in Austria: Lichtverschmutzung - Rechtliche Grundlagen ... (Institut für Umweltrecht, oh. Kepler Uni Linz)
June 11th: Night-time public transfer connection and accomodation now available in Großmugl.
May 8th: Preparations for the Lightmeter Mark 3 started - please mail your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org .
March 15: Fireball detected by the TLS-Lightmeters from 19:44:09 UTC to appr 19:45:15 UTC; Graph of Light-curve (Horizontal Illuminance) at http://Kuffner-Sternwarte.at/2015/Feuerkugel-2015-03-15/Fireball_at_Tautenburg_March2015_2015-03-15.png --GW (talk) 12:40, 17 March 2015 (CET)
August 10: AT_LinzUmB at Piberbach is operational.
French Light Pollution Maps for different conditions http://www.avex-asso.org/dossiers/wordpress/?page_id=38#les-nouvelles-carte-de-pollution-lumineuse-2011
June 30th: Kepler-Obervatory: Kepler-Sternwarte Linz - computer change after 4.6 years of taking data - the original lightmeter is still running.
June 28th: We are slowly re-opening: edits are now possible with a confirmed Email-account: mail to email@example.com with your username-wish and we will send you the access. --GW (talk) 11:29, 28 June 2014 (CEST)
June 17th: Import-Test Großmugl
May 29th: We are slowly recovering after an attack that vandalized the Lightmeter wiki. The attack happened during an upgrade to the new Mediawiki version.
May 3rd: Mediawiki update to Version 1.22.2 completed on May 3rd; GW -- 22:08, 3. Mai 2014 (CEST)
Apr. 14th, 2014: Vienna's lightdome shows 10% increase 2013, the 3rd year of network-monitoring Licht über Wien III (Vienna Environmental Protection Agency), (pdf, 3MB)
From the old wiki Lightmeter page
Sep. 26th 2013: Gabriel Stoekl (GAVO) announces the easy-Lightmeter, a Rasberry PI data logger for the Lightmeter that automaticall records and transfers data to the GAVO-database, http://licht.sternhell.at/ - the software should be released in a couple of months. GS Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMdLVWrSRZ8 .
June 11th 2013: Report on one year of monitoring with the Vienna Lightmeter Network Licht über Wien II: Wiener Lichtbericht 2012 online at the Wiener Umweltanwaltschaft (Vienna Environmental Protection Agency).
Jan. 12th 2013: First results from the new SETAGAYA (Tokyo) station as presented at a star party on 11 Jan. at the Setagaya Planetarium. From June to December 2012 the light at night 8 km from the centre of Tokyo scatters around the maximum full-moon values but some hours during the year are 15 times darker than the full moon - still about 10 times abouve natural light at night. --GuentherWuchterl 17:03, 14. Jan. 2013 (UTC)
Be shure to check this page, to get the latest tips on running your lightmeter. Beware of the Mark 2.3 Temperature-Bug, and for problems with linux installations contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also please upload your data to gavo [...]
Sep. 20th 2012:, 8 UTC first light for the southernmost Lightmeter (47° S) at Mt. John Observatory, Lake Tekapo in the Lake Tekapo - Aoraki - Mount Cook Starlight Reserve, New Zealand, http://starlightreserve.org (IDA gold http://www.darksky.org/page/IDSReserves ).
Apr. 27th 2012:, Light over Vienna - a study of the energy content of Vienna's light-dome and the top light emitters (in german): Download pdf from WUA at the Vienna enviromental protection agency WUA, http://wua-wien.at/
April 11th 2012: [http://www.sternfreunde-steyr.at/aufnahmen/bilderseiten/lightrouter.htm First results from the Hohe Dirn UMTS-Lightrouter-Station ] with night-sky panorama N/E Austria.
April 8th 2012 Please remember to get rid of the temperature-bug before it gets warm outside if you are using Windows and Mark2.3. Be shure to install the Mark 2.3 Windows-XP Software (see also the next (older) news item:)
April 2012: DMSP Satellite-Night at Light images with colour-relief rendering at (http://Kartenwerkstatt.at A. Trawöger).
April 17th: New Mark 2.3 Windows-XP Software for hot summer days (removes bug occurring at T > 46.7°C).
March 9th: Lightmeter reaching out for the stars on top of the 30m tower at the ESO-ELT site, Cerro Armazones.
Feb. 13th: Lightmeter at Observatorio del Teide.
Nov. 21st: Software for the Mark2.3l post IYA lightmeter online at Lightmeter Driver section.
Oct. 26th: Lightmeter 2010 - the IYA-Lightmeter will be continued more
June 18th: Public Lightmeter database in collaboration with the German Astrophysical Virtual Obervatory (GAVO):
- Location: http://vo.uni-hd.de/lightweather
- List of stations that are currently connected to the database,
- Sample query - to plot data scroll down and select VOplot as format.
- Instructions for using the Lightmeter database