Constellations shine behind Owachomo bridge at the Natural Bridges National Monument, part of the new Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah. A new study finds that Bears Ears has darker night skies – essential for stargazing – than seven other national parks in the West of similar size.
Constellations shine behind Owachomo bridge at the Natural Bridges National Monument, part of the new Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah. A new study finds that Bears Ears has darker night skies – essential for stargazing – than seven other national parks in the West of similar size. Dave Stevenson/REX Shutterstock AP
Constellations shine behind Owachomo bridge at the Natural Bridges National Monument, part of the new Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah. A new study finds that Bears Ears has darker night skies – essential for stargazing – than seven other national parks in the West of similar size. Dave Stevenson/REX Shutterstock AP

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