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International Dark Sky Week 2019

2019 International Dark Sky Week

Join the International Dark-Sky Association for a week of celebration, learning, and action! 2019 International Dark Sky Week is Sunday, March 31 – Sunday, April 7!  Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, International […] Read more

Rappahannock County Park Awarded International Dark Sky Park Designation

Rappahannock County Park Awarded International Dark Sky Park Designation Image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/7/2019 Contact: Torney Van Acker Rappahannock County Recreational Facilities Authority – Vice-Chair 703-250-7943, torney630@gmail.com WASHINGTON, Va. — The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) awarded Rappahannock County Park International Dark Sky Park status at […] Read more

“Radiance Light Trends” Shows Changes in Earth’s Light Emissions

“Radiance Light Trends” Shows Changes in Earth’s Light Emissions Image

Many scientific datasets from satellites are in principle available for free, but that doesn’t mean that they are actually accessible to the wider public. A new web application aims to change that, at least for […] Read more

Small Western Colorado Town Receives International Recognition for Dark Sky

Small Western Colorado Town Receives International Recognition for Dark Sky Image

NORWOOD, Colorado – Feb. 21, 2019 After almost 3 years of hard work on the part of a small team of volunteers in Norwood, Colorado, the International Dark-Sky Association has designated their town as the […] Read more

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