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#1 Tonk

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:14 AM

A nice artical featuring a family that regularly post images on the DLSR imaging forum here on CN

"Bardsey Island starry nights prompt 'dark-sky' bid"

http://www.bbc.co.uk...-wales-12570354

Steve - if you read this - whats the current status?

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:38 AM

:bow: Great article! I hope they are able to secure the dark sky bid! Beautiful, that it's a CN member!

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 11:30 AM

Great!!! I noticed the note in IDA too.

Dark skies.

Jack

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:44 PM

Here is some stuff on Bardsey - so you know were it is

http://en.wikipedia..../Bardsey_Island

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 03:59 PM

Thanks. What a cool location. Since my ancestry is mostly Scotch, Welsh, and Irish, I also enjoyed the history.

Small, isolated islands may be our best hope for really dark skies. I'm a mountain guy, but mountains draw tourists--millions of them.

Dark skies.

Jack






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