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Stargazing

Escape the hustle and bustle of modern life and turn your eyes to the skies. Find the best night sky viewing spots in Southern California and learn how to get ready for the best shows in the galaxy.
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How to See the Most Stunning Meteor Showers in SoCal

From early January to late December, Southern California is filled with star-studded shows — in the sky! Here are a few tips to get the most out of the experience.
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Six Stargazing Hotspots to View This Year's Perseids Meteor Shower

The biggest — and widely considered the best — meteor showers of the year will be peaking this week and weekend, starting around midnight on August 12 through 14. Here are the best places to catch this celestial show in Southern California.
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Ten Places to Explore Space Around SoCal

Southern California is a wonderland for the outer space enthusiast. Space exploration's influence on SoCal can be found all over  — sometimes in unexpected places. 
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These Are California's 10 Darkest Places For Stargazing

Truly dark places in California are harder and harder to find. But we found some.
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6 Things to Avoid While Looking at the Supermoon

There are rules to group stargazing. They're simple, but they're important.
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A Star-Seeker's Guide to a Journey Into Outer Space

You might not think of Southern California as being very interplanetary, but when it comes down to it, Houston and Cape Canaveral have nothing on us.
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9 Mindblowing Stargazing Sites in California's High Desert

Here are nine High Desert places for watching those heavenly bodies, including one site that's the darkest we've ever mentioned.
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7 Best Places for Stargazing in California's Low Desert

Here are seven of our favorite Low Desert spots to contemplate your local portion of the universe.
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6 Best Stargazing Spots in Scenic Kern County

Kern County still offers one of the best places in Southern California where you can get away from the lights and see the Universe.
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6 Stargazing Spots in the Inland Empire

With some of the haziest air quality found in California, the Inland Empire might not strike you as a place where stargazing is possible.
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