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Saving Our Stars: Documenting the Montana Night Sky

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Photographer and biologist John Ashley has wandered around our state capturing elusive Montana beauty that can only be found in the dark — comets, meteor showers, shooting stars, northern lights, and the Milky Way. More than 80% of Americans live where they can no longer see the Milky Way at night. Join John for a dazzling video and photographic tour of Montana at night, learn how to protect your family from the negative effects of artificial light, and get a glimpse of the future of tourism in the few remaining dark sky places.

Sponsored by donor from Red Lodge

Note: John Ashley will also be giving programs in Red Lodge, Ekalaka, and Makoshika State Park this week.


June 20
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Western Heritage Center
2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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