16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Polaris(North Star) with star trails circling

This star trail photo was shot with Polaris(North Star) in the frame to capture the apparent motion of stars in the night sky due to Earth's rotation by using long exposures.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Savanna, Illinois, United States of America
Copyright: © Ryan Eckstein