White Sands Startrails
Startrails are formed as the night sky moves around Polaris, the North star. Two planes flew across the field of view during the exposure, causing the strings of pearls. The tent was illuminated for only thirty seconds. I can be seen sitting in front of the tent waiting to blow out the candle.
|Astronomer:||Dr. Travis Rector|
|Date of Observation:||05-09-1994|
|Location of Image:||White Sands National Monument, New Mexico|
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