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The Dark, Starry Skies of our Ancestors: An Astrophotography Exhibition

Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery, Tallahassee FL

Jun 16 2021
Aug 23 2021
The Dark, Starry Skies of our Ancestors: An Astrophotography Exhibition

Through the ages, humans have navigated by, devised stories from, and assigned supernatural significance to visible features of the night sky. In the absence of light pollution, night skies were highly figured with bright stars and planets, capturing the imaginations and reverence of our ancestors.

The eye-brain combination is a powerful human sense, but it has its limitations. The human eye performs poorly in low-light environments. As a result, modern humans ‘light the night’ to

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Artport Gallery

3300 Capital Circle SW, Tallahassee, FL

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