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Picture of the Month

Graduate student Meng Sun captured this star trail photo at the nearby Leander McCormick Observatory on 30 July 2014. This is a stack of over 170 images taken over the course of two and a half hours. In a ghostly foreground stands some students from ASTR 1220, "Introduction to Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe," as graduate student Trey Wenger shows them around the night sky.

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