The poster image for the ninth annual Acadia Night Sky Festival, slated for Sept. 21-24. IMAGE COURTESY OF TONY PALUMBO

Night skies festival coming

BAR HARBOR — The 9th annual Acadia Night Sky festival is set for Sept. 21-24. The event includes speakers, workshops and hands-on experiences for children, serious amateur astronomers, and everyone in between.

With the loss of dark skies to light pollution in more areas, Maine is increasingly becoming known as one of the last places “that still has stars” east of the Mississippi.


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