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I had heard that stargazing could be therapeutic, and that the awe it inspired could act as a salve for painful past experiences. But as I stared up at the distant galaxies, I was inching toward being a believer.

Dark Sky Destinations

The night sky has fascinated us for centuries. Ancient peoples attached beliefs and myths to figures they saw in the stars. Early voyagers navigated using the night sky as if it were a map. These days, however, most peopleĀ go about their business each night under a pinky-yellow-orange-ish haze without giving the stars much thought at…