Magdalena (VLA) - New Mexico

Sky darkness(Bortle class 1 is best): 1+

Magdalena is small town just east of the VLA on US 60. With a motel and bead & breakfast accommodations, it shares spectacular dark skies with the VLA. It is home to the Enchanted Skies Star Party. If you want to try astophotography at the VLA please read Nightscape photography at the VLA.

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Clear Dark Sky Forecast History / Climate Information

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Content created: 2020-02-20




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