Himalaya Skygazing

By: Ajay Talwar


Uttarakhand, India

2008 November 22


Startrails above Himalaya snow-capped mountain range, as photographed from Ranikhet, in Uttarakhand state of northern India. The photographer has placed his dobsonian telescope in the foreground of this digital startrail made by stacking 18 images, each with 180 seconds of exposure. As announced on TWAN website this image received a special mention in the Wide Field category of TWAN 2008 Earth and Sky regional Photo Contest for South America and India.

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