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Cottonwood, Arizona Designated as International Dark Sky Community

Cottonwood, Arizona Designated as International Dark Sky Community Thumbnail

MEDIA RELEASE City of Cottonwood 827 North Main Street Cottonwood, Arizona 86326 (928) 634-5526   COTTONWOOD, Arizona (December 5, 2019)  The City of Cottonwood has become the newest addition to the International Dark Sky Places [...]

The Art of Darkness – Music and the Night Sky Thumbnail

Nancy Calderon is a Toronto-based musician with a passion for dark skies. She became an IDA Delegate last November, with plans to use music and art to reach new audiences and convince more people to…
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International Dark Sky Park Offers Sky and Earth Camp for Youth this Summer Thumbnail

The UBarU Camp and Retreat Center is a 144-acre property located in Texas Hill Country. Owned and operated by the Unitarian Universalist Friends Retreat Foundation, UBarU was designated as an International Dark Sky Park in…
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Arches National Park Certified as an International Dark Sky Park  Thumbnail

Southeast Utah Group News Release Release date: July 5, 2019 Contact(s): Kate Cannon 435-719-2101, Nathan Ament 435-719-2227  MOAB, UT— The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce Arches National Park as an…
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Protect the Night and Double Your Impact! Thumbnail

IDA supporters are people who understand the sense of awe and the connection to something bigger found in pristine, starry skies. Sadly, because of light pollution, only a handful of the 5,000 stars visible in…
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Light Pollution and the Beginner Astronomer Thumbnail

Guest post by Peter Thompson, co-founder of Astronomy for Beginners Above your head every night, there is a light show that will take your breath away. That is, it will take your breath away if…
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Register Now for the IDA 2019 Annual General Meeting & Conference! Thumbnail

  Shoot for the stars this November 8th & 9th in Tucson, Arizona for the 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference. Join us for a weekend of networking and peer-to-peer learning as we explore the…
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Estrellas Ancestrales – Guatemala’s Heritage of Dark Skies Thumbnail

“I am a living witness of the stars disappearing,” says Sergio Emilio Montúfar Codoñer, a passionate Delegate of the International Dark-Sky Association in Guatemala. An amateur astronomer from a young age, Montúfar started learning about…
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Croatia Earns First International Dark Sky Place at Petrova gora-Biljeg Thumbnail

Astronomy Society Infinity is pleased to announce that the Petrova gora-Biljeg significant landscape in Croatia has received International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) certification. This is the first International Dark Sky Place in Croatia. Petrova gora…
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14th European Symposium for Protection of Night Sky to be held in Ireland this November Thumbnail

The Friends of Mayo Dark Skies Community Group will host the 14th European Symposium for the Protection of the Night Sky November 3rd through 5th, 2019, in collaboration with Dark Sky Ireland and an international…
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Grand Canyon National Park Officially Certified as an International Dark Sky Park Thumbnail

News Release Date: June 17, 2019 Contact: Becky Latanich, 928-638-7958 Contact: Rader Lane, 928-638-7641 Grand Canyon, AZ – The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce that Grand Canyon National…
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