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Historic Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute Designated as International Dark Sky Park

Nestled in the mountains of the Pisgah National Forest at a former historic NASA facility, the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) in Transylvania County has been awarded the prestigious designation of International Dark Sky Park […] Read more

Slumgullion Center International Dark Sky Park Designation Approved

Slumgullion Center International Dark Sky Park Designation Approved Image

Hinsdale County is now home to the newest International Dark Sky Park. The Lake Fork Valley Conservancy’s (LFVC) application to designate the 58-acre Slumgullion Center was approved last week by the International Dark Sky Association […] Read more

Historic Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute Designated as International Dark Sky Park

Historic Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute Designated as International Dark Sky Park Image

Nestled in the mountains of the Pisgah National Forest at a former historic NASA facility, the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) in Transylvania County has been awarded the prestigious designation of International Dark Sky Park […] Read more

Student Working to Protect Brazil’s Starry Skies

Student Working to Protect Brazil’s Starry Skies Image

In his third year at São Paulo State University (UNESP), the campus of Rosana, in Brazil, Vitor Barbato Honorato is studying tourism and conducting studies about astrotourism and dark skies. He’s also the first IDA […] Read more

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