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New Mexico dark sky places

Committee

Derek Wallentinsen, Peter Lipscomb,

Goals

Establish more designated dark sky places in New Mexico!

Actions

Dark sky sanctuary potentional: Magdelena Ridge / Langmuir research state

Dark sky park potential : El Malpais Natl Mon, Pecos Natl Historic Park, City of Rock SP, Leasburg SP, Bottomless Lakes SP, Bluewater SP

Dark sky community potential : Top of the Sky community (near Pietown NM)

Resources

NM night sky brightness map c. 2015 (from https://www.lightpollutionmap.info/) and Declared NM Dark Sky locations (courtesy Derek Wallentinsen):

Interactive map at lighttrends.lightpollutionmap.info

New Mexico True web site