The New Yorker Investigates What It Would Take to See The Night Stars in New York City by Matt Coneybeare on Sep. 7, 2016 at 12:14 PM at 12:14 PM on September 7, 2016 Play Video In our increasingly light-polluted world, what does it take to glimpse a truly dark night sky? via The New Yorker lights science space Something wrong with this post? Let us know! Share This Post Brought To You By… If You Liked This, You May Enjoy… Luminous Sky: a Stunning Collection of Evening Time Lapse Videos Captured Over Manhattan Video: You Can Now Join the Starfleet Academy at NYC's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Aerial Video Shot at Night Shows Lights of Brooklyn and Queens Aerial Video Show Verrazano Bridge, Bay Ridge, and Brooklyn From a Birds-Eye View at Night Subscribe to Viewing NYC by Email Email Address If you are a human, ignore this field Daily Weekly Both We hate spam too, so we absolutely won't give your email address to anybody else. Expect emails containing the site's most popular articles only as frequently as you like.