10 Stargazing Sites To Make You Feel Wonderfully Small

Published December 14, 2014
Updated December 22, 2014

There are very few moments more humbling than when you gaze up at the night sky and see the massive world around us, which nevertheless represents just a tiny fraction of the Universe we live in. At least in theory. If you’re a city dweller, heightened light pollution means that if you bother to look up at all, you’ll see maybe a handful of stars. You really need to be in a dark, cloudless area with a wide sky to enjoy the cosmic spectacle to its fullest. But fear not, fellow stargazer, for such places still exist.

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10 Stargazing Sites To Make You Feel Wonderfully Small
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Just for grins, here's some video proof that you need to check out these sites:

Yosemite National Park

Atacama Desert

The Grand Canyon

Galloway Forest

Westhavelland Dark Sky Reserve

Mauna Kea

Radu Alexander
Radu is a freelance writer who specializes in historical, scientific and offbeat topics.