Few People Know The World’s Very First Dark Sky Place Is Right Here In Arizona

You’ve probably heard of the Dark Sky movement and its effort to keep light pollution out of remote areas – but did you know Arizona is home to the world’s very first Dark Sky Place? Flagstaff, the town responsible for the discovery of Pluto in 1930, received the designation in 2001. Here’s everything you need to know about Dark Sky Places in Arizona.

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Address: Flagstaff, AZ, USA