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10 U.S. Dark-Sky Parks You Need To Visit

To mark International Dark Sky Week (April 15–21, 2018), here are some of the nation's finest stargazing spots, where artificial light is all but absent. There’s a simple rule for anyone searching for a dark sky; go somewhere others are not. The spread of LED lighting in North America over the past decade or so…

Walking with Arcturus

Stars are time machines that can transport us into the past or future. They can also illuminate our own personal journeys, as Arcturus did for me one night.