Dark Sky Country

The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is proud to be located in dark sky country.

Where can you find dark skies?

The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is the Southern Alberta representative for the International Dark Skies Association. Visit their website for more information.



Dark sky partners

Read more about our partners and their initiatives towards preserving the wilderness of the dark sky.

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

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Foothills Municipality Dark Sky Initiative

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Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

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