You probably know the Big Dipper and the saucepan. But the other stars? They are perhaps less well known. If you look outside from your home in The Hague at night, you will see dozens of stars on a clear night. How much exactly? KRO-NCRV investigated that.
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Via this online tool from KRO-NCRV you discover how many stars you can see on a clear night. This differs per zip code. If you walk on the Lange Voorhout at night you will see 10 stars, but if you look up on the Zwarte Pad you can almost see 300.
Therefore you see in some parts of The Hague have more stars:
The number of stars you see on a clear night therefore differs quite a lot per zip code. According to KRO-NCRV, this is due to the light pollution within a city. The more light pollution, the fewer stars you see, says the broadcaster.
Who, what, where is light pollution? On this website
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