Sark is world's first 'dark sky island'

9 years 6 months ago - 9 years 6 months ago #88092 by Gareth_OFlaherty
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An interesting article in today's Guardian online about Sark (one of the Channel Islands) and its fabulous dark skies. Interesting stuff.

www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/jan/31/sark-first-dark-sky-island

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9 years 6 months ago #88096 by Keith g
Replied by Keith g on topic Re: Sark is world's first 'dark sky island'
Yes Gareth, that looks great, I'm sure some people would love to experience there, but no cars? How would you get your equipment across? Still, it's an advancement on the war against light pollution.

Keith..

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9 years 6 months ago #88098 by Frank Ryan
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I'd fancy backpacking it over there!

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