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    Dark Sky Friendly Lighting Infographic & Stargazing Maps

    We have prepared a one page infographic to help explain the message of getting lighting right, whilst keeping our skies dark. We hope you will find it useful and on page 2 you will find some seasonal stargazing maps to help you enjoy our night skies over head. Dark sky friendly is a win-win; we can have well designed lighting and keep our starry night skies above too!

    Dark Sky Friendly Lighting and Stargazing Maps

    Dark Sky Friendly Lighting Infographic by Mayo Dark Sky Park - we hope this short infographic will help explain dark sky friendly lighting. If you are new to astronomy, you can also enjoy the star maps on page 2 to help get the most of our seasonal stargazing..
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    Welcome to Mayo Dark Sky Park. Mayo is now home to Ireland’s first International Dark Sky Park, showcasing some of the darkest, most pristine skies in the world.

    Where the darkest skies reveal the brightest stars.


    Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre,
    National Parks & Wildlife Service,
    Ballycroy Village,
    Co. Mayo

    +353 (0)98 49 888

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