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3rd Annual Air & Space Photo Contest
Polaris, Lomaki

Stars trail around Polaris above the 800 year-old Lomaki pueblo site at Wupatki National Monument in Arizona. As the Earth rotates, stars appear to rotate around Polaris, the North Star, as seen from the Northern Hemisphere. Our north pole is pointed almost directly at Polaris, allowing navigation by this star.

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New York, New York, United States of America
Member since 2015
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Editors' Pick Finalist
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© Stan Honda.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2013
Total Views: 901
Filed Under: Astronomy
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2015, 5:54 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D4
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO1250
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PHOTO LOCATION Wuptaki National Monument, Arizona, United States of America