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The 13 Best Places to Go Stargazing in Albuquerque

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Similar to its western neighbor, Arizona, New Mexico is one of those states that is pretty much ideal for stargazing. Great climate, high elevations, and relatively sparse population mean that when you strike out from one of the cities in New Mexico, it’s not hard to find pristine dark skies. The only International Dark Sky Sanctuary in the U.S. is …

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7 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in July 2018

In Night Sky Guide by Valerie Stimac

At first glance, the sky in July 2018 doesn’t seem interesting – the first half of the month has few astronomical events of note! However, in the second half of the month, the sky above us becomes an astronomer’s playground. If you’re curious what you can see in the night sky in July 2018, read on. We’ve detailed some of …

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The 16 Best Places to Go Stargazing in Phoenix

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When it comes to stargazing destinations, Arizona is one of the best. With cities and communities committed to preserving the night sky and excellent weather for seeing the stars, it’s no surprise that the capital city, Phoenix, is one of the best cities you can live in or visit if you love stargazing. Whether you endure some light pollution and …

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13 Fascinating Summer Solstice Celebrations Around the World

In Space on Earth by Valerie Stimac

At 10:07am GMT on Thursday, June 21st, 2018, the earth will experience the June solstice. This is the point of greatest daylight for those of us who live in the upper hemisphere. While many people let the summer solstice pass without note, those of us who pay attention to astronomic events know it’s an exciting day. Additionally, people around the world …

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The 14 Best Places to Go Stargazing in Miami

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Sandwiched between the alligator-infested swamplands of the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean, Miami is a slice of culture on the U.S. East Coast. Unfortunately, with such a narrow geography, the city has become highly developed and stargazing activities are pretty unheard of – even by locals who’ve called Miami home for years. While it is not easy to see the …

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The 17 Best Places to Go Stargazing in Denver

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At 5,280ft above sea level, Denver has an obvious advantage when it comes to stargazing: extra elevation means clearer night skies! The capital of Colorado has other advantages that make it a stellar stargazing destination: wild mountains to the west; sweeping plains to the east; and passionate locals who protect and love the outdoors.b Whether you call Denver home or …