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Celestial Half Circles and Buddha Stone

By: Kwon O Chul

 

Region: Asia

Country: Korea

 

Northern stars circle above a temple in South Korea. This stone Buddha is made during the Goryeo dynasty, an ancient Korean state (918-1392). As noted by the photographer "In Korea, at the longest winter nights, I can make 12 hours of night-time exposure to create such half circles of startrails, circling the north celestial pole because of the earth rotation. For 6 years I tried this image for more than 10 times to get this result." Kwon O Chul - AstroKorea.com/kwon572

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