‘Stacked’ Space Station Photos Highlight Star Trails

'Stacked' Space Station Photos Highlight Star Trails

A scientist aboard the International Space Station took extraordinary photos of the starscape from aboard the vessel, using a special technique that highlights their movement. Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit used long exposures in conjunction with digital editing to achieve the star-trail effect. Given that some of the shots required nearly 15 minutes of exposure, Pettit needed the software to overcome the limitations of his camera.

'Stacked' Space Station Photos Highlight Star Trails
'Stacked' Space Station Photos Highlight Star Trails
'Stacked' Space Station Photos Highlight Star Trails
'Stacked' Space Station Photos Highlight Star Trails
'Stacked' Space Station Photos Highlight Star Trails
'Stacked' Space Station Photos Highlight Star Trails

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