Owachomo Bridge at Night, Utah

Photograph by Jim Richardson

A starry night gleams above Owachomo Bridge in Utah's Natural Bridges National Monument—named the first Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). "Here you see something forgotten," says ranger Scott Ryan, "and reconnect with the sky."

See more photographs from the November 2008 feature story "Our Vanishing Night."

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