Citizen scientist projects

The Toilet Roll Challenge!

We are pleased to promote a new Citizen Science project called “The Toilet Roll Challenge”.

Instructions on this project are provided here in the attached document and results are being collected by Prof. Brian Espey of Trinity College Astrophysics.

Click the link below to find instructions and reporting form for submitting your data:

Google Form for submission

Here’s also the PDF instructions :

Please see below a short talk by Professor Espey on Light Pollution in Ireland – Ireland from the Ground Up. This was part of International Dark Sky Week programme of virtual events for 2020.

The Globe At Night Programme:

The Globe at Night Programme is another Citizen Scientist project designed to gain an understanding of the quality of dark skies around the world. This video (made for Dark Sky Week / Earth Day), is a tutorial on using the Globe at Night Programme:

Promoting and preserving Ireland's Dark Skies