By Khushi Pal
Published Nov 30, 2023

Hindustan Times

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4 places in India from where you can see Milky Way 

Witnessing the Milky Way galaxy can be a surreal experience for stargazers, making them feel connected to the vastness of the universe. 

Here are 4 places in India with low light pollution and clear skies that offer the stunning sight of the Milky Way galaxy. 

Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh

Apart from its clear skies, monasteries, snow-capped mountains, serene lakes and the panoramic views of the Himalayas, Spiti Valley offers the stunning view of the Milky Way galaxy.

Nubra Valley, Ladakh

Located near the Siachen Glacier, the night sky of Nubra Valley in Ladakh offers one of the spectacular stargazing experiences as one can sight the Milky Way galaxy.  

Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Rann of Kutch is a visual delight for stargazers as one can observe the Milky Way galaxy as well as the phenomena of Ghost Lights (Chir Bhatti) against its starry and clear skies. 

Pangong Tso Lake, Ladakh

The low light pollution levels in Ladakh's Pangong Tso Lake make it one of the most sought-after places for stargazing and sighting the Milky Way galaxy.