Take a journey with me to the world’s newest certified International Dark Sky Sanctuary in Michigan. I chatted with Cynthia Johnson from Beaver Island State Wildlife Research Area located in northern Lake Michigan. Find out how to plan a trip to this remote location where you’ll find some of the darkest skies in the world and a chance to see the Northern Lights if you’re lucky.

 

 

CHECK OUT THESE LINKS FROM EPISODE 95:

Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce (best site for planning the details of your trip): https://www.beaverisland.org/ 

 

Beaver Island Michigan- Dark Sky Island: http://52.14.35.240/dark-sky-island/ 

 

Beaver Island Association: https://www.beaverislandassociation.org/ 

 

Details about designation as an International Dark Sky Sanctuary: https://darksky.org/places/beaver-island-state-wildlife-research-area/ 

 

Bortle Scale on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bortle_scale 

 

Light Pollution Map: https://www.lightpollutionmap.info/ 

 

Gegenschein on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gegenschein 

 

David Clark Aurora videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoyvhJOsSdDcpdHBvv4Tc_Q 

 

Subscribe to Night Sky Tourist’s newsletter & get free download of my 2024 Stargazing Guide: https://nightskytourist.com/ 

 

Rate Night Sky Tourist with 5 stars on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. THANK YOU!

 

FOLLOW NIGHT SKY TOURIST ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NightSkyTourist 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nightskytourist/ 

 

SPREAD THE WORD

Help us reach more people by subscribing to the podcast, leaving a review, and sharing it with others.

 

GET TO KNOW US MORE

Visit NightSkyTourist.com to read our great blog articles, check out our resource page, and sign up for our newsletters. Our monthly newsletter has content that is exclusive for subscribers.

 

SHARE YOUR QUESTION

We want to hear your questions. They could even become part of a future Q&A. Record your question in a voice memo on your smartphone and email it to us at Hello@NightSkyTourist.com.

 

COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS

Email us at Hello@NightSkyTourist.com.