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Best Local Spot for Stargazing 

Allegheny Observatory

159 Riverview Ave., Perry North
www.pitt.edu/~aobsvtry/

Situated in beautiful Riverview Park, the Allegheny Observatory is one of the world’s major astronomical research institutions. Tours are offered April through October, where visitors are shown whatever celestial objects are within range of the Fitz-Clark refractor telescope that night. 

Other Finalists

2nd: Mount Washington, Mount Washington
3rd: Observatory Hill, Perry North

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