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Massacre Rim, newest Dark Sky Sanctuary, on NPR.

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#1 Cali

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 03:12 AM

Heard this on NPR last night  ~1AM. Click on the arrow in the upper left hand corner of the page (just above the number "3:16") to hear the report.

 

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Edited by Cali, 02 August 2019 - 03:21 AM.

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#2 grzesznypl

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 07:43 AM

Very cool, thanks for posting, need to visit this place one day.



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Posted 09 August 2019 - 03:19 PM

Here's the IDA web page describing Massacre Rim.

 

You might find this map of interest showing the remaining areas of pristine night sky in the lower 48, where one finds Massacre Rim:

 

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Map sourced from this informative article.


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#4 Arcticpaddler

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Posted 09 August 2019 - 08:32 PM

I'm glad and lucky to live near pristine skies.  Zero population growth and a predominance of public lands is the key.



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Posted 11 August 2019 - 04:55 PM

Anyone with experience using this area for observing/imaging with am sized telescopes?




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