City skies appear fuzzy because of air pollution, but why do some rural skies appear black with stars while others appear bright blue during nighttime?

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City skies appear fuzzy because of air pollution, but why do some rural skies appear black with stars while others appear bright blue during nighttime?

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Fine water droplets (thin clouds, mist or haze) also scatter and reflect light and can form in both rural and urban areas. Depending on altitude and local conditions they can scatter distant city lights or moonlight. A lot will depend on local topography, temperature and winds.