Helper City and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce Helper as an International Dark Sky Community, a place recognized for its quality night skies and a commitment to protecting and sharing natural darkness.
The local area Dark Sky Observers have led regular astronomy programs and special events in the area over the last two years.  International dark sky community certification gives Helper support to grow dark skies programs and creates economic opportunities for neighboring communities through astronomy-based tourism.
Read more from International Dark-Sky Association here.