Matterhorn under the stars
North Cascades National Park
Star trails over Switzerland
Shining Venus over the Rockies
“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.” — Sylvia Plath (The Bell Jar)
“Night, when words fade and things come alive.”
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Moonlight shines on the Sobaeksan National Observatory in South Korea. The brightest “star” in the field, just above the dome, is planet Mars near its opposition and close to M44 or the Beehive star cluster.