Northern Stars over Northern Germany

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Europe

Site: Schwerin - Germany

Date: May 2013


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The historic Schwerin Palace-Castle at night. The W-like constellation Cassiopeia appears above the castle in the middle. The North Star, Polaris, and the rest of constellation Ursa Minor (Little Bear) is at top. Schwerin is located in the northeastern Germany. The palace currently serves as the seat of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state parliament and it is regarded as one of the most important works of romantic Historicism in Europe. Click on the constellation icon above the image to see a close-up night view of the palace. Babak Tafreshi,

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