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The Story of Libra Ω

Help us protect night skies by adopting a constellation! Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar through August 3. DONATE NOW TO ADOPT LIBRA The Story of Libra “The Scales” The stars that make Libra used to be viewed as […] Read More

The Story of Libra Ω

The Story of Libra Ω Image

Help us protect night skies by adopting a constellation! Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar through August 3. DONATE NOW TO ADOPT LIBRA The Story of Libra “The Scales” The stars that make Libra used to be viewed as […] Read More

Looking Up! Celebrating 30 Years of Night Sky Advocacy at the 2018 Annual General Meeting

Looking Up! Celebrating 30 Years of Night Sky Advocacy at the 2018 Annual General Meeting Image

Looking Up! This year, we’re celebrating IDA’s 30th anniversary and the community of scientists, conservationists, policy-makers, and advocates who successfully work together to preserve and protect the natural nighttime environment and our heritage of night […] Read More

Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park Becomes World’s Newest International Dark Sky Park

Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park Becomes World’s Newest International Dark Sky Park Image

The National Park Service and IDA are pleased to announce that Petrified Forest National Park has been officially designated as an International Dark Sky Park. An IDA International Dark-Sky Park (IDSP) is a land possessing […] Read More

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