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These Towns Darken Their Skies To See Stars

There’s a lot to love in living a big cit, but there’s something missing. Find out what this community does to rediscover an amazing beauty. Light pollution is no joke. As our cities grow bigger and brighter, fewer Americans get to take in the breathtaking grandeur of the Milky Way. Sensing this, the residents of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff, two small towns in Colorado, purposefully dimmed their towns’ lights. Their night skies are now among the darkest on the planet and have become a Mecca for stargazers. If you love this video, share it on facebook and twitter.