Diane Turnshek talk about our stars and the night sky!

Why are LEDs making the stars harder to see? What do satellite data, ISS photos and nighttime drone flights tell us about where to see the Milky Way in Allegheny County? Learn about how everyday citizens have taken up the fight to take back our dark skies & what you can do to help!

Diane Turnshek teaches astronomy at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. She crewed the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, where she turned her attention to dark sky advocacy. She also heads the Pittsburgh chapter of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) & is a Dark Sky Defender award recipient.