What the Sky Would Look Like Without Light Pollution

After sorting through over 1,000 submissions, The World at Night has announced the winners of its International Earth and Sky Photo Contest. Now in its sixth year, the photo contest highlights the effects of light pollution by showcasing dazzling landscape photography of natural nighttime wonders. Submissions must include both the Earth and the sky and pay special attention to astronomical perspectives and celestial phenomena like the Aurora Borealis or the Milky Way. Visit Quartz to view some of the winning images.