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2005-08-31 07:45:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -- Last weekend, the Idaho Falls Astronomical Society set up telescopes outside the Museum of Idaho to introduce people to stargazing. But then they saw the light. All but the brightest stars and planets were blotted out by reflection of the city's downtown lights in the night sky. "We looked at Jupiter and Venus, but pretty much anything overhead, there wasn't a prayer," Mike Hart, president of the society, told the Post Register newspaper. "Those downtown lights point...