Fredericksburg one step closer to becoming Dark-Sky community

“Nearly 80 percent of the United States can no longer see the Milky Way,” Ken Kattner, an amateur astronomer and president of International Dark-Sky Association, said.

Light pollution remains an ever-radiating problem for not only the United States, but many parts of the world.

“Let’s do something about it now before it gets worse,” Kattner said.

Also a Houston attorney, Kattner owns an observatory in Fredericksburg. Like several other towns in the Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg is looking to cut down on light pollution. But the city wants to take it a step further by becoming an International Dark-Sky community… Read more from KSAT