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Former Astronomer in Residence Dean Regas provides informal telescope viewing sessions for visitors on the South Rim. (Photo/NPS)

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Protecting Grand Canyon’s night sky
“Eighty percent of Americans and Europeans can’t even see the Milky Way from where they live.” Tyler Nordgren, Grand Canyon Astronomer in Residence

According to Nordgren, starry skies are just as alien and unique as the Grand Canyon itself to many of the public program attendees.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News February 15, 2022