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SATCON2 Workshop to Take Place in Mid-July

SatCon2 Workshop Poster

In early 2020, 40 experts came together to assess the impact of satellite constellations on astronomy and to consider possible mitigation solutions. They presented their findings for discussion at the SATCON1 workshop at the end of June… 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

International Dark Sky Week 2021: Save the Date

International Dark Sky Week 2021 Dates

International Dark Sky Week 2021 is rapidly approaching! This year, we invite everyone to discover the night during the week of April 5-12.  Every year, the International Dark-Sky Association hosts International Dark Sky Week (IDSW)… Read more

Register Now for the 2020 Annual General Meeting and Conference!

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Registration for the 2020 IDA Annual General Meeting and Conference is now open!  You can register here now. IDA members, advocates, partners, and supporters are invited to virtually attend the weekend of networking, fun, and… Read more

Meet the Judges – IDA ‘Capture the Dark’ Photo Contest

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In celebration of the night, the International Dark-Sky Association is hosting a  ‘Capture the Dark’ Dark Sky Photography Contest May 8 – May 25, 2020. To judge submissions, IDA has coordinated a panel of astrophotographers… Read more

April’s International Dark Sky Week Urges Homebound Families to “Look Up Together”

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Press Release April 7, 2020 Contact Amanda Gormley Senior Director of Outreach International Dark-Sky Association amanda@darksky.org (240) 920-8466  During International Dark Sky Week, April 19-26, the International Dark-Sky Association invites you and your family to… Read more

Our Work to Protect the Night is a Global Effort

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Three major events in October and November connect the worldwide movement to protect the night from light pollution. The New Zealand Starlight Conference in Tekapo, New Zealand takes place October 20th through 23rd, followed by… Read more

European Symposium Inclusiveness Bursary Award Announced

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Earlier in the year, IDA announced an Inclusiveness Bursary Award to help promote broad European participation in the European Symposium for the Protection of the Night. The Inclusiveness Bursary is an award of €400 to an… Read more

The Night Sky Has No Border

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The 14th European Symposium for the Protection of the Night  & the International Dark-Sky Association AGM & Conference An Intercontinental Partnership We are delighted to announce that the 14th European Symposium for the Protection of… Read more

Looking Up! Celebrating 30 Years of Night Sky Advocacy at the 2018 Annual General Meeting

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Looking Up! This year, we’re celebrating IDA’s 30th anniversary and the community of scientists, conservationists, policy-makers, and advocates who successfully work together to preserve and protect the natural nighttime environment and our heritage of night… Read more