Dark Sky Project

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Having lived most of my life n a small NorCal town of Mineral, Ca. at about 5000’ elevation, I know the dark skies helped lead to my interest in astronomy. Now living on the Big Island and sadly, watching the blocking of the TMT construction by Hawaiians. I wish they understood that, without astronomy, there would be no Hawaiians…