Rotating Sky Above Temple
In a moonlit night of Korea the northern stars circle around the celestial pole, with the Polaris, near the center. The long exposure image highlights a historic pagoda in the foreground. Pagoda is an English term for a tiered tower with multiple eaves common in East Asia. A pagoda is the general term in the English language for a tiered tower with multiple eaves common in East Asia. While some pagodas are used as Taoist houses of worship, most of them were for religious purpose, most commonly Buddhist, and were often located in or near temples.