The global coronavirus lockdown has lowered air and light pollution levels. The night sky above Mont-Mégantic International Dark Sky Reserve in Quebec, Canada. Photo: Shutterstock The global coronavirus lockdown has lowered air and light pollution levels. The night sky above Mont-Mégantic International Dark Sky Reserve in Quebec, Canada. Photo: Shutterstock
The global coronavirus lockdown has lowered air and light pollution levels. The night sky above Mont-Mégantic International Dark Sky Reserve in Quebec, Canada. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus silver lining: less pollution means more night sky – view it from home while you plan trips to world’s best dark-sky destinations

  • Light and chemical pollution have fallen with factories and offices shut and road traffic reduced. Take advantage to see the night sky from your yard or balcony
  • The clear skies won’t last once economic activity resumes, so plan your post-lockdown bucket list now. We’ve 10 of the best dark-sky destinations to consider

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The global coronavirus lockdown has lowered air and light pollution levels. The night sky above Mont-Mégantic International Dark Sky Reserve in Quebec, Canada. Photo: Shutterstock The global coronavirus lockdown has lowered air and light pollution levels. The night sky above Mont-Mégantic International Dark Sky Reserve in Quebec, Canada. Photo: Shutterstock
The global coronavirus lockdown has lowered air and light pollution levels. The night sky above Mont-Mégantic International Dark Sky Reserve in Quebec, Canada. Photo: Shutterstock
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