17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Bodie artifacts showcased against the glow of "Belt of Venus".

Bodie, a town frozen in time, preserved in a state of arrested decay. The “Belt of Venus” is an atmospheric phenomenon that creates a pink band in the sky at sunrise and sunset. It is actually the area between Earth’s shadow and the blue sky.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Bodie, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Rajani Ramanathan