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Dark-sky stargazing: So many stars!

The first thing you’ll notice as you move from city to countryside is the sheer number of stars overhead on a clear night. Make a habit of counting how many stars you can see in a familiar constellation such as Orion, from different locations, and that number will help you gauge just how good (or bad) your sky is.

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