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Seeing Stars

By Ellis Richard

This week, the National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are celebrating dark skies.

And on Thursday, April 24, Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Unfortunately, it’s something of a sad commentary when we have to celebrate the rare place where you can see the night sky like everyone used to be able to see it. Chaco’s night sky is essentially the same night sky that ancient Puebloan people saw when they lived there over 1,000 years ago.

I can remember when I was a kid, about fourth grade, attending a summer camp out of Salt Lake City, up somewhere …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green