Space is a fascinating place to know but only few can visit. But the places below offer the best chances to spot meteors, see stars and ponder constellations.
1- Brecon Beacons National Park,UK
This place is blessed with a beautiful view of Mars and Jupitar against the dark sky at Brecon Beacons without any equipment. If you have a telescope, then you might be lucky to see the Galilean satellites.
2- NamibRand Nature Reserve , Namibia
With low humidity and high sky clarity, one can experience the exceptional viewing conditions, zodiacal light and gegenschein.
3- Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve, New Zealand
This place is privy to the best night sights of the southern hemisphere. Especially on the nights with no moon.
4- Exmoor National Park, UK
This park is Europe’s first International Dark Sky Reserve . This place has 3,000 stars visible, on the days of the clearest nights. March and April witness the darkest skies in the UK. Some also have a good chance of seeing meteors.
5- Mont-Megantic International Day Sky Reserve, Canada
This place was designated with Silver tier status in 2007.It is the first International Dark Sky Reserve. Thousands of visitors each year witness the Milky Way, planets, shooting stars, satellites, Andromeda Galaxy and sometimes Northern Lights.
6- International Dark Sky Parks
This is one of the most famous Dark Sky Parks as it witnesses the footfall of more than 5 million visitors annually to celebrate the free event for amateur astronomers across the US that offer nightly astronomy programs and telescope viewing.
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