The best places in the world to see the stars
Now that the new series of "Cosmos" seeks to unveil the wonders of the universe, you might feel inspired to look for astronomical shows on your own. Fortunately, there is a list of places that offer the best opportunities to spot meteors, observe stars and discover constellations.
Blue Ridge Observatory (North Carolina)
In the North Ridge Blue Ridge Mountains, this new dark sky park is one of the few places on the east coast that offers spectacular views of the Milky Way.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park (New M
You can observe the phenomena of the sky among ancient ruins of Pueblo Bonito as did the people of the Chaco culture almost a thousand years ago.In addition to the regular events, including archeo-astronomy and walking through Pueblo Bonito on a full moon, they take special events for phenomena such as eclipses and meteor showers.
Goldendale Observatory State Park (Washington
If you look towards Mount Hood in the fall, you will see Saturn (smaller than the point of this "i" in the upper left) and Venus (on the right of the moon), with the naked eye. If you want to have a better view of the small spot that is Saturn, you can use the park's telescope, one of the largest that is available for public use in the United States.
Mont-Mégantic Dark Sky Reserve (Canada)
The annual Perdeids event in Mont-Mégantic is dedicated to the meteor shower that can be seen in August of each year. Around 50 to 100 "fireballs" can be seen per hour in the sky of Quebec, Canada.
Headlands Dark Sky Park (Michigan)
Headlands is ONE of the Best DESTINATIONS for OS Star observation in the United States. During the Largest Rains of Perseid Meteors of Como (Which Has the Maximum Point in mid-August) Geminids And (which has the Maximum Point in mid-December), YOU CAN OBSERVE the Scene of the "Falling Stars" in front of the Milky Way.
Galloway Forest Park (UK)
Star formations or "star cribs" can be seen without the use of equipment in this park in Scotland, but the details of the nebulae are best seen through one of the two telescopes at the Scottish dark sky observatory, which you can book at a cost of $ 8 per person.
Big Bend National Park (Texas)
In this image, the spiral of the Milky Way can be seen from Panther Junction, the center of the "Big Bend National Park" in Texas. Among the stars, you can also see the constellations of Gemini, Taurus and Orion. It is the only park in dark sky in the northern hemisphere where you can see parts of the Southern Cross.
Zselic Starry Sky Park (Hungary)
The constellation of Orion and the Orion Nebula may verse in the northern hemisphere during spring. Paul Jeanes I capture this image of the Orion Nebula (also known as M42) from the observatory in Washford, UK, You can also But the verse from the "Zselic Starry Sky Park" in Hungary.
Clayton Lake Dark Sky Park (Ohio)
The Northern Cross is at the request of part of the constellation Cygnus. This image was captured at the Observatory Park, in Geauga Park District in Ohio, but the constellation SE can see Clarity scam in the "Clayton Lake Dark Sky Park" in New Mexico during the summer as well.
Exmoor National Park (UK
A long exposure photograph can capture the movements of stars while the Earth rotates. As you focus towards the north and south poles, the stars create a circular path. On the clearest nights, it is possible to see 3,000 stars on this park in Devon and Somerset, United Kingdom.
Cherry Springs State Park (Pennsylvania)
The visibility in Cherry Springs can be so good that the Milky Way is sometimes bright enough to cast shadows on the ground.
Hortobágy National Park (Hungary)
The impure night skies were without benefit and a necessity for the traditional pastors of Hortobágy in Hungary. Pastors at the beginning of the 20th century depended heavily on the knowledge of stars and constellations for reasons of subsistence and portion of Cultural Reasons.
Northumberland Dark Sky Park (UK)
Depending on the alterations in the Earth's magnetic field, the northern lights can be seen from the Kielder Observatory, in the northernmost region of England, near the border with Scotland.
Pic du Midi Dark Sky Reserve (France)
It is impossible to stop watching the Milky Way spread over the sky in this French reserve. The "starry night" programs are held on special astronomical occasions, where the astronomer functions as your guide to the cosmos. You can use observation equipment on the terraces.
Observatory Park, Geauga Park District (Ohio
By using the telescope of this park, you can see objects from the deep sky like the Dumbbell nebula
Brecon Beacons National Park (UK)
Star watchers can enjoy the silhouette of Priory Llanthony with the starry sky as part of the scene. Part of the ruins have been converted into a bar. After spending a night watching the sky, you can visit the old Augustinian priory to taste an authentic Welsh beer.
Kerry Dark Sky Reserve (Ireland)
Orion is one of several constellations that can be seen in this dark sky reserve in Ireland. In this image, if you are there, you can observe the Milky Way, the Andromeda Galaxy and the Orion Nebula with the naked eye.
NamibRand Nature Reserve (Namibia)
The light that extends upward on the horizon is zodiac light, says Dr. George Tucker, who worked as a professor of physics and astronomy. The Beehive cluster is at the center of the light on the Namibian horizon with the constellation of Cancer around it and the stars of Leo above.
Westhavelland Dark Sky Reserve (Germany)
The Westhavelland International Dark Sky Reserve is less than a two-hour drive from Berlin. During the summer, the night sky can be so dark and clear that it is possible to see the zodiacal light (sunlight scattered by dust in space) and gegenschein (a dim glow of the zodiac light at midnight).
Death Valley National Park (California)
The Sombrero Galaxy can be seen with an amateur telescope from the "Death Valley Park" in California. This image is a mosaic of six photographs taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Many astronomers speculate that a black hole with a mass one billion times greater than our sun is in the center of the "Mexican hat."
Aoraki Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve (New Zealand
If you look south of Lake Tekapo, on the South Island of New Zealand, you will see that the Milky Way extends over the Church of the Good Shepherd. The Southern Cross and the Coal Sack Nebula can be seen near the top of the image.
Natural Bridges National Monument (US)
The natural bridge of Owachomo in Utah is drawn with the Milky Way and thousands of stars as a background. This photo was taken on a particularly clear night after a storm, and shows potholes filled with water that reflect the scene, says photographer Jacob Frank.