Gemini North with circumpolar star trails

[Gemini N]

About this image

The northern Gemini 8-meter telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, is seen here in a long exposure at night. Behind the telescope can be seen the north circumpolar star trails caused by the rotation of the Earth.

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Minimum credit line: Gemini Observatory/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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