Brecon Beacons granted ‘international dark sky reserve’ status

This video has been produced by photographer Michael Sinclair, who spent many hours under the night sky in the Brecon Beacons National Park capturing time-lapse footage to put this stunning short film together. To see more of his work visit www.michael-sinclair.com

Video credit: BreconBeaconsNPA

Its deep, inky blackness punctuated by the dazzling sparkles of thousands of distant suns, the night sky over the Brecon Beacons has long mesmerised stargazers. Now the sky above the Welsh mountain range has won special protection to preserve it for future generations – becoming only the fifth place in the world to be saved from light pollution. Prince Charles was among the high profile backers of the campaign for the Beacons to be granted the status of an ‘international dark sky reserve’. See more stunning images HERE

 

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