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Toward an Equitable Dark Sky Movement

The following statement was approved by the IDA Board of Directors on June 11, 2020. Black lives matter.  The brutal killing of George Floyd, the racist reaction to black birder, Christian Cooper in Central Park, […] Read more

Advocate Opens the Door to Awareness

Advocate Opens the Door to Awareness Image

Each month the International Dark-Sky Association features an IDA Advocate from the worldwide network of volunteers who are working to protect the night. This month we’re highlighting the work of IDA Colorado Chapter Board Member, Linda Kahananui.  Linda Kahananui, […] Read more

Winning Submissions for Capture the Dark Photography Contest

Winning Submissions for Capture the Dark Photography Contest Image

Nighttime photography plays an important role in the dark sky movement. A photograph of a naturally starry sky connects those who’ve never laid their eyes on the Milky Way to a universe hidden behind the […] Read more

Satellite Megaconstellations and the Night Sky

Satellite Megaconstellations and the Night Sky Image

If you’ve spent time looking at the sky in the last few months, you may have noticed an increase in the number of moving objects streaming across the night sky. You’re not imagining things.  In […] Read more


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