Become A Dark Sky Ranger!

This week, April 5-11, is Dark Sky Week (“National” or “International,” take your pick).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Dark-Sky_Week

http://www.darksky.org/resources/109-international-dark-sky-week

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As stunning as pictures from outer space of cities at night can be, there’s a lot to be said for taking a break from electrical night lights during the new moon. I grew up enjoying a view of the Milky Way, but I haven’t seen it from Chicagoland in maybe thirty years…

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…and this is why:

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