• See stunning nighttime vistas from the US's first gold-tier 'Dark Sky' star-gazing reserve

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Courtesy of Betsy Mizell
    Deep in the mountains of Central Idaho lies one of the darkest nighttime spots in the US.
    The International Dark-Sky Association, a nonprofit led by two astronomers, has declared a 1,416-square-mile area in Idaho's Sawtooth National Recreation Area as the country's first gold-certified Dark Sky Reserve.
    That means the central Idaho wilderness - along with the towns of Sun Valley, Ketchum, and Stanley - will remain one of the best places in the world to gaze up at the stars for generations to come.
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  • See stunning nighttime vistas from the US's first gold-tier 'Dark Sky' star-gazing reserve

    See stunning nighttime vistas from the US's first gold-tier 'Dark Sky' star-gazing reserve

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Deep in the mountains of Central Idaho lies one of the darkest nighttime spots in the US.
    The International Dark-Sky Association , a nonprofit led by two astronomers, has declared a 1,416-square-mile area in Idaho's Sawtooth National Recreation Area as the country's first gold-certified Dark Sky Reserve.
    That means the central Idaho wilderness - along with the towns of Sun Valley, Ketchum, and Stanley - will remain one of the best places in the world to gaze up at the stars for generations to come.
    The Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve was officially created in December, the brainchild of...
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