Top 4 Dark Sky Reserves for Stargazing



3. Scotland: Galloway Forest Park
Come nightfall, this 75,000-hectare wilderness in southwest Scotland is considered one of the darkest places in Europe, with as many as 7,000 stars visible to the naked eye. Aspiring astronomers can see that and more during evening viewings at the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory; located on the park’s northern edge above Loch Doon, the facility is home to a research-grade telescope and a planetarium.

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