Light Pollution
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Naked Eye Impact   (Based on Russell Sipe's description and personal experience)

            Excellent dark skies with no impairment!
            Good visual observing.  Long exposure astrophotography shows light pollution
            Milky Way easily visible.  Fair visual observing.  Astrophotography shows some light pollution.
            Milky Way visible, but dim.  Bright DSOs visible.  Astrophotography difficult.
            Stars to roughly magnitude 4 visible, but the Milky Way is not. Very bright DSOs visible.
            Jupiter, Venus, the Moon, and objects to about magnitude 3 visible
            Almost no stars visible, only the Moon is readily visible