Finding the darkest places for astronomy

Finding a good place to go stargazing can be as easy as just going to the cottage.

But just in case you’re wondering how dark your corner of nature is (or want to search for a new one)…

…here below is a look at the areas most affected by light pollution (white, and – to a lesser-extent – red, orange, yellow) as well as the ones that are largely untouched¬†by urban sky-glow (green, blue/purple, and – to a greater-extent – grey and black):