Light Pollution Map

updated: 2024-03-16

The brightness of the ambient light has a strong influence on astrophotography. See also the section: Bortle Scale, where the effects are described in more detail.

Light pollution maps are available to take the ambient brightness into account at the planning stage and can be called up as follows:

Light Pollution Map

iOS / Android App PS Align Pro

Light Pollution Maps in  PS Align Pro

On the main screen tab on Xasteria + Weather Report

and then tab on the Bortle Class indicator to open the Light Pollution explanation:


and finally tab on the Open Light Pollution Map button:

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