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05:20 am

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Canon EOS M50

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Edited in LightRoom

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Tuesday night into Wednesday morning: Big Dipper was rising up-right in the still darkening clear skies of the night and when I clicked at about 5.20 am Wednesday in predawn skies, Big Dipper had turned on its head while (and Polaris of course was not budging). That is how our Earth made its axial rotation over some ten hours.
Love watching this celestial regularly happening whenever I am able to. But it is simply as intriguing to me as any of the lovely Moon phases.
After clicking it on its head, I decided to do a small star trail around the steadfast Polaris and Big Dipper, the image of which I shared here yesterday. Thanks EarthSky.