Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell'Inquinamento Luminoso
Light Pollution Science and Technology Institute
The maps in the World Atlas of Artificial Sky Brightness are copyright but may be reproduced by the press in articles citing our research with the following credit/copyright statement:
Credit: P. Cinzano, F. Falchi (University of Padova), C. D. Elvidge (NOAA National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder). Copyright Royal Astronomical Society. Reproduced from the Monthly Notices of the RAS by permission of Blackwell Science.
The same permission and credit hold for the two maps of the total night sky brightness and the limiting magnitude in Europe.
Even if not mandatory, authors would appreciate:
1) to receive three copies of the magazine or newspaper with
the article for their archives at the address:
2) that the ISTIL - Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell'Inquinamento Luminoso (Light Pollution Science and Technology Institute) of Thiene, Italy www.istil.it, which supported part of the study for the World Atlas, be cited in the text.
Even if not mandatory, authors encourage writers of articles on newspaper and magazines in Italian and English language to send them their final articles some time before publication so they can help to check the scientific correctness of the text or send suggestions.
The publication on web sites of newspapers and magazines is permitted under the same conditions described above.
The electronic redistribution of the original high-resolution maps is forbidden.
The reprint for any other commercial or publicitary purpose requires specific permission. Any other kind of reprint needs a specific permission, including reproductions at high-resolution of the entire Atlas, posters, dedicated booklets, exibitions, etc. Write to email@example.com
We permit to web sites of no-profit organizations and associations against light pollution the publication of a limited number of small portions of the maps (e.g. their country) or small thumbnails provided that they be linked to this web site www.lightpollution.it/dmsp/ ( or www.inquinamentoluminoso.it/dmsp/) and that the above credit/copyright statement and the linked address of this web site appear in the caption. Please kindly send the URL information to firstname.lastname@example.org . The authors can withdrawn this permission at any time.
04 ott 2001