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Finding Bright Star Trails

posted Jul 18, 2012, 11:28 AM by mcorp@starsatyerkes.net
Finding Bright Star Trails

                                                                                                                                                                                                    - photo by Janet Branson
On a clear and moonless night, Stars at Yerkes invited teachers to an evening of exploring constellation photography.
Our newest contributor, Janet Branson, showed us just what a camera can capture over time.
Viewed from Yerkes South Lawn, the star trails swirling around Polaris were intersected by several aircraft.