Earthshine and the Monsaraz Village

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Image from Monsaraz region, one of the locations covered by the great Dark Sky Reserve area and that had the best dark sky measures in the process of Starlight validation.

Covering 3000sq km in southern Portugal the Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve is the first area in the world to be internationally certified as a Starlight Tourism Destination by the Starlight Foundation. More info at:

Canon 50D – ISO 1250 f/5 168mm Exp. 6″ in 25-02-2012 at 21:32

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