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The image below shows the difference between the skies in an city\urban environment compared to those found at the Stellar Skies Dark Sky Site which are between Bortle 1 and 2.

The Night Skies

Location

Austin 

Cedar Park\Round Rock

Lakeway

Georgetown\Hutto

Dripping Springs

Liberty Hill 

Burnet

Canyon of the Eagles

Stellar Skies Dark Sky Site

Bortle Rating

9

7-8

6-7

6

5

4-5

3-4

2-3

1-2

This next image shows a Google map of the Austin, San Antonio, and Houston areas with the light pollution overlay applied.  

Color

White

Red 

Orange

Yelllow

Green 

Blue 

Gray

Bortle Rating

9

7-8

5-6

4-5

3-4

2-3

1-2

The Stellar Skies Dark Sky Site is well away from any light pollution as you can see from the Google light pollution overlay map.  You will have access to some of the darkest skies well within reach of the Austin\San Antonio corridor.

Just for reference here are the Bortle ratings for skies around the Austin area compared to the Stellar Skies Dark Sky Site: