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I know right? Makes me want to go to the DarkSky national park in Scotland and try it.
Where is this?
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Where is this?
That'd be Galloway Forest Park

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IDA DESIGNATED DARK SKY PARKS ACROSS THE WORLD


Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah
Cherry Springs State Park, Pennsylvania
Geauga Park, Ohio
Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries and Galloway
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mmm that makes me look forward to my South of the Antarctica Circle cruise next March all that much more.
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Stunning! You can see a couple galaxies on the second video, just amazing!
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After watching that video I now know their is a heaven and it's right above us! And it's beautiful!..... Wow that sounded cheesy anyways in the second video is are those two blue hazes galaxys or have I just watched to many sci-fi movies?
There are no galaxies visible to the naked eye. I'm not sure what those blue spots were, but they weren't galaxies. The closest* one to us is the Andromeda galaxy, but even then, only the core of that is visible and it would just look like a normal star to us.

*There are a couple dwarf galaxies currently colliding with the Milky Way, but they're not compact like that. They've spread out with time and look like the Milky Way's own stars now.
    
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These 2 were the Magellanic clouds

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Just imagine what the skies looked like all around the world before industrialization... must have been incredible.
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IDA DESIGNATED DARK SKY PARKS ACROSS THE WORLD


Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah
Cherry Springs State Park, Pennsylvania
Geauga Park, Ohio
Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries and Galloway
Or anywhere between the Cascades and the Rockies. I have seen stuff like this many times, and it's just a 10 minutes drive out of town to see this type of thing for me. Great videos!
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These 2 were the Magellanic clouds

I stand corrected.
    
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