SQM Installations in Missouri

A program to measure sky brightness in Missouri.

One-Year Loaner Installation Site:

Jefferson College
Sign Near College Observatory Site
Jefferson College
  • Organization:  Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO
  • Site Manager:  Robert Brazzle, Ph.D., Jefferson College
  • Website: www.jeffco.edu
  • Missouri County: Jefferson County
  • Approved Date: September 1, 2019
  • SQM Location: Ground level near astronomical observatory
  • IDA Missouri Zone: Zone 2
  • Installation Date:  September 13, 2019
  • Status:  Active

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Our Mission

The mission of DarkSky Missouri is to raise awareness about light pollution issues in Missouri, promote quality outdoor lighting, protect our natural environment and our beautiful night sky, and educate the public how reducing light pollution can lower energy costs.