Dark Night Skies

Photo courtesy of Casey Kiernan


Some of the beauty of our hi-desert occurs after dark with our thrilling night skies. MBCA believes in conserving the beauty of these dark skies.

The new Light Trespass Ordinance for San Bernardino County became official on January 6, 2022. The impetus for the change came from more than a decade of citizen concern and action through three successive supervisor-appointed Third District Dark Sky Committees, which included many MBCA Directors and members.

Learn the Five Principles for Responsible Outdoor Lighting provided by the International Dark-Sky Association

Locally, there are several groups that interpret the night skies for residents and visitors:



Sky's the Limit Observatory and Nature Center

Twentynine Palms Astronomy Club 

The Andromeda Society





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