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Protect and Restore the Night

Please make a gift to the Protect the Night Campaign today. Your donation will help bring simple solutions to the problem of light pollution to the places where you live, work, and play.   DONATE […] Read more

Sunriver designated first International Dark Sky Place in Oregon

Sunriver designated first International Dark Sky Place in Oregon Image

Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory and the Oregon Chapter of the International Dark Sky Association are excited to announce the designation of Sunriver, Oregon as the newest addition to the IDA International Dark Sky Places […] Read more

Perseid Meteor Shower: How to Enjoy It and Why It Matters

Perseid Meteor Shower: How to Enjoy It and Why It Matters Image

The following content was developed in collaboration between the International Dark-Sky Association and Astronomers Without Borders. It’s that time of year again; the annual Perseid meteor shower is upon us! Every August, across the Northern […] Read more

Engineer by Day, Astronomer by Night

Engineer by Day, Astronomer by Night 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 Delegate Osama Fathi (Cairo, […] Read more


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