International Dark Sky Week Encourages People Worldwide to “Discover the Night”

International Dark Sky Week 2022

Tucson, Arizona, U.S. – This April 22-30, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) encourages people worldwide to discover the night during International Dark Sky Week 2022. This annual week-long event aims to raise awareness about the… Read more

Lyrids to Put On a Show for International Dark Sky Week

Lyrids 2022: A Lyrid meteor streaks across the night sky in front of the Milky Way

Each year, the Lyrid Meteor Shower is active in mid-late April when the Earth crosses the orbital path of Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1). This marks the end of the meteor shower drought over the last… Read more

Six Ways to Take Action This International Dark Sky Week

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International Dark Sky Week 2022 (April 22-30) will be here before you know it. Whether you live in a rural community, a big city, or anywhere in between, there are so many fun ways to… Read more

2021 U.K. Star Count Shows Light Pollution Reduction During Lockdown

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A nationwide Star Count conducted in February by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has revealed a significant drop in light pollution levels across the United Kingdom. The results, which can be seen in… Read more

Discover the Night by Playing International Dark Sky Week Bingo!

Dark Sky Week Bingo

  International Dark Sky Week (April 5-12) is just around the corner! There are so many fun ways to participate in this annual week-long event. This year, have some fun by playing Discover the Night… Read more

Dark Sky Book Lists For Your Reading Pleasure

Dark Sky Week Books

Looking for dark sky books for children and adults? We’ve got you covered! With International Dark Sky Week approaching, we’ve created a couple of book lists for you. The adult book list consists of various… Read more

Celebrate International Dark Sky Week in Style

Dark Sky Week Shirts

International Dark Sky Week (April 5-12) is just over a month away. So, we are very excited to announce that International Dark Sky Week t-shirts, tank tops, and sweatshirts are available now! There are a… 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

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 [email protected] (240) 920-8466  During International Dark Sky Week, April 19-26, the International Dark-Sky Association invites you and your family to… Read more

International Dark Sky Week 2020

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