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Circling around North Star

Night fell in Alabama Hills. But it was almost bright as day because it was a full moon night. I knew there was no point in trying to capture the Milky Way, let alone the galaxy wouldn’t rise till around 3 am. So, I focused on star trails. Hiked into the little canyon and searched for some good rock formations that I could work with while having Polaris. It was quite windy, so as soon as I got the camera ready, I had to find myself a little shelter. The heavenly body started circling around the North Star. Although the stars faintly shone, I was just glad that they sky was clear.

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