Monday, June 14, 2010

The North Star


This half hour long exposure was taken atop Mt. Lemmon just outside of Tucson. The length of the "star trails" demonstrate the rotation of the Earth around the north pole. The North Star in this image remains stationary as the Earth rotates around its axis.
-Ben

4 comments:

  1. Ben,

    Just two word: Simply magical!

    Mark

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  2. And I missed a letter! Gosh.... :)

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  3. Oh yes magical! Awesome! Your night photography is breathtaking!

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  4. A wonderful shot. I have done this a few times my self. It is really cool :-)

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