The Light Sensitive Cabin is located 2,5 km from the centre of Ny-Ålesund and is fitted with four domes on the roof that can be used for instruments that are sensitive to light pollution from Ny-Ålesund.

Owner: Kings Bay AS

Contact person: Research adviser at Kings Bay ((+47) 7902 7252 /

Procedures for booking

Contact KB research adviser

Main focus area

Aurora and light measurements.


Small room with four domes. The cabin is insulated to keep the temperature inside above freezing.