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The International Dark-Sky Association works to protect the night skies for present and future generations.

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World’s First Academic Center Dedicated to Dark Sky Studies

The world's first academic center specific to the issue of dark skies has been announced at The University of Utah. The Consortium for Dark Sky Studies (CDSS) will be "dedicated to discovering, developing, communicating and […] Read More

The Night Sky and You

By: Dawn Davies, Public Advocacy Volunteer IDA Public Advocacy Volunteer and amateur astronomer, Dawn Davies, shares the hidden wonders of the night sky to engage our sense of wonder and inspire exploration of the night. […] Read More

Utah Leads The World With Nine International Dark Sky Parks

Utah Leads The World With Nine International Dark Sky Parks Image

Antelope Island State Park in Utah, U.S., has officially been awarded the title of International Dark Sky Park by IDA. It is the ninth such designation for Utah, more than any other state, province or […] Read More

LIMITED EDITION IDA Poster by Tyler Nordgren

Artist Tyler Nordgren, widely known for his classic images of the night sky and other wondrous landscapes, has generously created 100 limited edition, signed and uniquely numbered posters for 2017 International Dark Sky Week. This […] Read More

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