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At the Massacre Rim Dark Sky Sanctuary, the Milky Way galaxy shines bright enough at night to cast shadows. Richie Bednarski/Friends of Nevada Wilderness hide caption

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This Remote Corner Of Nevada Is One Of The Darkest Places In The World

Because of light pollution, most people in the U.S. don't know what a full night sky looks like. But the Massacre Rim area in Nevada has recently been designated a Dark Sky Sanctuary.

At the Massacre Rim Dark Sky Sanctuary, the Milky Way galaxy shines bright enough at night to cast shadows. Richie Bednarski/Friends of Nevada Wilderness hide caption

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Richie Bednarski/Friends of Nevada Wilderness

This Remote Corner Of Nevada Is One Of The Darkest Places In The World

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