Posts made in April, 2014

International Dark Sky Week 2014

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Press Release | 0 comments

TUCSON, AZ - Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, International Dark Sky Week has grown to become a worldwide event and a key component of Global Astronomy Month. Each year it is held in April around Earth Day and Astronomy Day. This year celebrations begin Sunday, April 20, and run through Friday, April 26. Join the International Dark-Sky Association for seven days of celebration, learning and action! In explaining why she started the week, Barlow said, “I want people to be able to see the wonder of the night sky without the effects of light pollution. The universe is our view into our past and our vision into the future. … I want to help preserve its wonder.” International Dark Sky Week draws attention to the problems...

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