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Great Basin National Park

As of spring 2016, Great Basin has been designated an International Dark Sky Park. Astronomy program days and start times change throughout the year. On a clear, moonless night in Great Basin National Park, thousands of stars, five of our solar system’s eight planets, star clusters, meteors, man-made satellites, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Milky…read more »

As of spring 2016, Great Basin has been designated an International Dark Sky Park. Astronomy program days and start times change throughout the year. On a clear, moonless night in Great Basin National Park, thousands of stars, five of our solar system’s eight planets, star clusters, meteors, man-made satellites, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Milky Way can be seen with the unaided eye. “I’ve been here and it’s as good as advertised. Great Basin National Park has a Dark Skies programs during the summer months. Check out park info on its website.”

Deborah Byrd

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