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Keep the skies dark in New Zealand

2 years agoTechnology : KnowIT

The Mackenzie Basin is already an area where light is controlled to help the telescopes at Mt John do their work. But with any luck the area will be declared a Starlight Reserve where the skies are kept particularly dark.
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Technology : KnowIT (2 years ago)

At least a part of New Zealand will keep its skies dark. Down in the South Island a large chunk of land has won the status of an International Dark Sky Reserve, protecting the dark skies and our view of the stars. Read Post


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