The Dippers Above Yosemite
An autumn night in Yosemite National Park. The moonlight from behind me was softly shining on the landscape in this single exposure photograph of 15 seconds. Constellations Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, the celestial bears in the northern sky, appear here. See the next image to identify them. Most people know them by their prominent figures: big and little dippers. The north star, Polaris, is near the center, marking the Little Dipper’s handle.