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dark-sky Syllabification: dark-sky

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of dark-sky in English:


Denoting or located in a place where the darkness of the night sky is relatively free of interference from artificial light: we packed up the telescope and headed for a dark-sky site
More example sentences
  • First light was at our dark-sky observing night in March 2005.
  • The International Dark-Sky Association is working to create standards to guide communities seeking to reclaim the night sky.
  • Also, at sixth magnitude it requires either a good dark-sky site or binoculars.
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