At the end of 2022, India got its First Dark Sky Reserve in Hanle, Ladakh
About Dark Sky Reserve
- Announced to be set up in : September, 2022
- Set up by: Department of Science & Technology (DST)
- It is located within Changthang Wildlife sanctuary.
What is a Dark Sky Reserve?
- A Dark Sky reserve is an area usually surrounding a park or observatory that is kept free of artificial light pollution.
- The purpose of a dark sky reserve is generally to promote astronomy.