Photo of the Day

Silhouette of a person against a starry sky
September 18, 2010

Starry Sky, Washington

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos Driving home over the Waterville Plateau, a waxing sliver of a moon that fell early below the horizon made for a perfect moment of stargazing. What was even more eerie though, was that the wind had completely stopped also. Even from about 30 feet up a small embankment I could hear my shutter trip for a 25-second exposure. The lights on the horizon, shining from over 70 miles away, were the city lights of Ephrata and Moses Lake, Washington. (This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.) Explore the Hubble telescope interactive time line » See more photos of the night sky »
Photograph by Rhys Logan, My Shot

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