Posts tagged nightscape
Star trails over pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar by Weerapong Chaipuck. Doesn’t even feel like our planet. I need to travel more!
A neat mix of the human and cosmic makes this seem like a science fiction illustration of a hole in the universe (the silence will fall!) and not a real photo. From NASA.
Cool photo of the Celestial Equator
The Celestial Equator |
At the Celestial equator the stars are almost at the same distance from both celestial poles so they seem to travel in a straight line. The South Celestial pole is towards the top left of the photo. The North Celestial pole is below the horizon towards the bottom-right.
Photo cred: Luis Argerich