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Merritt Reservoir: Certified International Dark Sky Park

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission - Sep. 12, 2022

The state recreation area at Merritt Reservoir, renowned for its Sandhills location and providing spectacular astronomical views, has been certified as an International Dark Sky Park. Merritt has hosted the annual Nebraska Star Party each summer for 29 years, where professional and amateur astronomers converge to take advantage of a sky free of light pollution. […]

Merritt Reservoir: Certified International Dark Sky Park

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission -

The state recreation area at Merritt Reservoir, renowned for its Sandhills location and providing spectacular astronomical views, has been certified as an International Dark Sky Park. Merritt has hosted the annual Nebraska Star Party each summer for 29 years, where professional and amateur astronomers converge to take advantage of a sky free of light pollution. […]