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Enter IDA’s ‘Capture the Dark’ Photography Contest

Capture the Dark Photography Contest

Photography plays a powerful role in the dark sky movement. A photograph of the naturally dark sky connects those who’ve never laid eyes on the naturally dark sky to a universe hidden behind the veil […] Read more

Enter IDA’s ‘Capture the Dark’ Photography Contest

Capture the Dark Photography Contest

Photography plays a powerful role in the dark sky movement. A photograph of the naturally dark sky connects those who’ve never laid eyes on the naturally dark sky to a universe hidden behind the veil […] Read more

Fight for the Stars

Fight for the Stars Image

The following is a guest post by dark sky advocate Emma Schmidt, from Austin, Texas, USA. Hello! I am Emma Schmidt, a Girl Scout Ambassador in Troop 145. I just finished high school in Austin, […] Read more

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Named World’s Newest International Dark Sky Park

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Named World’s Newest International Dark Sky Park Image

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, in central Colorado, U.S., has been designated an International Dark Sky Park by IDA. It is the thirteenth International Dark Sky Places designation in the state and the forty-first site […] Read more

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