South Celestial Pole Startrails

By: David Malin


Region: Australia and Pacific

Site: Siding Spring - Australia



As seen on Astronomy Picture of the Day pointing a camera to the south (or to the north in northern hemisphere) at night, we can record the paths of stars that never set. They appear to circle the apparent position of the Earth's axis of rotation. David Observatory.

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