We chat with Mark Derksen, my husband, about creating a stargazing oasis in your own backyard. Mark is a Dark Sky Lighting expert and he gives some great tips on how to choose the right kind of lighting for your stargazing space to provide safety while also protecting your ability to see the stars. 

I also share some other suggestions for adding fun elements to enhance your entire stargazing experience.

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LINKS IN THIS EPISODE

Dirk’s Electric: https://dirkselectric.com 

Mark’s hilarious dark sky lighting video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Np0XUCRg3s 

How to Build a Backyard Compass: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18v-NfpkHX4cJwd0hoQkXtpxY8TXb0hWn/view?usp=sharing 

Lunar Standstills: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RV3p-Hg6a54 

Episode 4: Wildlife & Light Pollution with Amy Burnett: https://anchor.fm/night-sky-tourist/episodes/4-Wildlife–Light-Pollution-with-Amy-Burnett-eo6uvg/a-a468g7r 

Episode 7: Flagstaff, AZ: International Dark Sky Community: https://anchor.fm/night-sky-tourist/episodes/7-Flagstaff–Arizona-International-Dark-Sky-Community-eq1p77/a-a4ij6mq 

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