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10/27/2015 11:09 am ET Updated Oct 27, 2016

10 Best Stargazing Sites in the U.S.

Experiencing the full brilliance of a starry night sky is no longer a given when you step outside. Even on the clearest nights, artificial light from cities obscures the natural darkness, making nighttime skies look a lot less majestic than they should. Across the country, however, there are still vast swathes of wilderness that retain the natural lightscape. In these ten destinations, you're sure to be awestruck as you gaze up at the jaw-droppingly beautiful skies above.

by Jayme Moye

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10 Best Stargazing Sites in the U.S.

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