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Using DSLR cameras to measure sky brightness

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Using DSLR cameras to measure sky brightness

Not entirely sure whether this belongs here or in "Atmospheric Phenomena". Sky brightness is predominantly confined to the atmosphere but a component also comes from dust in solar orbit.

The paper came to my attention today. It describes how standard commercial DSLR cameras can be used for rigorous multi-band photometry of the sky background glow.

I've not yet had the time to grok it fully but I am already impressed.