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New International Dark Sky Park opens in Michigan; Only nine others in the world (north of Petoskey, in Emmet County, along Lake Michigan and west of Mackinaw City)

International Dark Sky Park opens in Michigan; Only 9 others in the world

International Dark Sky Park opens west of Mackinaw City, Michigan. The park is located north of Petoskey, in Emmet County, along Lake Michigan, near Mackinaw City.

Milkyway Kielder Forest | Last night I was hoping for the Aurora to show its head but it did not come as far south as me. Instead I went for a Milkyway shot as I was up at Kielder Forest which has wicked dark skies, by Andi Campbell-Jones..

Milkyway Kielder Forest - An 8 shot stitch taken in the awesome dark skies of Kielder Forest.

The Dark Sky Places Program was started by IDA in 2001 to encourage communities around the world to preserve and protect dark sites through responsible lighting polices and public education.  Find a dark sky place.

The Dark Sky Places Program was started by IDA in 2001 to encourage communities around the world to preserve and protect dark sites through responsible lighting polices and public education. Find a dark sky place.

International Dark Sky Designation, The Headlands, Michigan

The Headlands Dark Sky Park, Michigan One of the original International Dark Sky Parks, the Headlands in Emmet County sprawls across 600 acres of forest at the northern tip of Michigan.

Visit Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park to appreciate some of these incredible views #catchastar

Experience the spectacular dark skies of Galloway, and find out about special dark sky events in the Forest Park.

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Eighteen-year-old Nathalia Grace Michaels having escaped her pack after the death of her mother has one last thing to achieve.

Dark Sky Astronomy Sites in Arizona

Dark Sky Astronomy Sites in Arizona

Arizona is an astronomer’s dream. It has some of the best dark skies sites in the country and hotels offer viewing decks and private observatories.

The U.S. Now Has Its First Dark Sky Reserve | Travel | Smithsonian

The U.S. Now Has Its First Dark Sky Reserve | Travel | Smithsonian

"Dark Skies" - As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them. This is a really, really good movie. With Keri Russell, who's always amazing. Image and info credit: IMDb.

Dark Skies (2013)

"Dark Skies" - As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them. This is a real (Best Movies Posters)

Dark Sky Parks & Discovery Sites in Scotland | VisitScotland

Dark Sky Parks & Discovery Sites in Scotland

Dark Sky Parks & Discovery Sites in Scotland | VisitScotland

Michigan has one of world's few 'dark sky parks' for stargazers

Rick Snyder will visit Petoskey on Thursday, Aug. to celebrate a ceremonial signing of Public Act known locally as the "Dark Sky Coast" bill, which protects the night

The U.S. Now Has Its First Dark Sky Reserve | Stargazers in search of pristine views of the night sky should be heading to Idaho.

The U.S. Now Has Its First Dark Sky Reserve

The U.S. Now Has Its First Dark Sky Reserve | Stargazers in search of pristine views of the night sky should be heading to Idaho.

The Headlands, an International Dark Sky Park - Lake Michigan, Emmet County, Michigan

The Headlands, an International Dark Sky Park

Whether you are traveling with your family or making memories with friends – you are on the brink of planning a vacation so unique, it can only be classified as Pure Michigan.

Dark Skies in Galloway Forest Park - Forestry Commission Scotland

Experience the spectacular dark skies of Galloway, and find out about special dark sky events in the Forest Park.

Michigan has one of world's few 'dark sky parks' for stargazers

Michigan has one of the world's few "dark sky" parks for sky gazers, Headlands International Dark Sky Park. The Headlands is the seventh International Dark Sky Park in the United States and just the in the world.

Thousands of stars visible in Scotland's Dark Sky Park at Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries & Galloway © James Hilder

Dark Sky Parks & Discovery Sites in Scotland

Britain's first dark sky park! Thousands of stars visible in Scotland's Dark Sky Park at Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries & Galloway © James Hilder