Finding Bright Star Trails

Post date: Jul 18, 2012 6:28:8 PM

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.