Experience a Star Studded Night at Sal Salis
Dark sky tourism is a small, but growing trend. Statistics say 85% of people have never seen a dark sky, or hardly any stars and have never seen the Milky Way. According to some scientists, we will not be able to see the stars at night any longer by the year 2025. The effects of light pollution are getting so bad that UNESCO now wants to include the sky at night as part of our human heritage because it is such a wonderful sight to behold. It is there for everyone to see. If you have been fortunate enough to see the stars on a bright summer’s night, you will find it hard to believe that this amazing spectacle will no longer be there for future generations to see. And yet that’s exactly what will happen if too much artificial light prevents us from seeing the stars at night.
Sal Salis is located in a designated Dark Sky area, where uninterrupted views of the milky way will astound you.
Photo above and background with thanks to Ben Funnekotter.
In April 2023, Sal Salis is in the path of a total solar eclipse. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, totally or partly obscuring the sun from our vision. A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon’s apparent diameter is larger than the sun’s and all direct sunlight is blocked, turning day into darkness.