Dark & Quiet

Two wonderful reports from the Dark & Quiet Conference, supported by the United Nations Office for Outer Space, International Astronomical Union, Noir Lab.

An online Workshop took place from 5 to 9 October 2020 to discuss initial findings and draft recommendations. The present report is the outcome from this Workshop; the recommendations it contains will be reviewed during the forthcoming Conference with the aim to be presented to the COPUOS Meeting in June 2021 The purpose and scope of the Conference and Workshop is to propose to COPUOS a set of recommendations, to be acted upon either by local governments or agreed to at an international level, aimed at protecting the science of astronomy.

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