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  • Flagstaff harnesses the forces of darkness

    Flagstaff harnesses the forces of darkness

    Fifty years ago, Flagstaff, Ariz., prodded by local astronomers, realized what an asset its dark night skies were and took steps to preserve them.

  • Don’t let stars wink out all over the West

    Seth Shteir praises darkness – and denounces light pollution – after going stargazing in Great Basin National Park.

  • Quest for darkness

    Chad Moore and the members of the Park Service Night Sky Team keep an eye on the stars in the nation’s parks and monuments.

  • Starry Eyes

    When it comes to perfect starry nights, the West is always the winner

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