Best Night-Sky Pictures of 2013 Named

May 15, 2013 | By More

May 15, AP – Despite the bright lights of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco, our camera sensors still managed to record many of the brighter stars,” says Whitacre.

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A menagerie of stars appear to wheel around the North Star above San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge in this long-exposure photo by Rick Whitacre.

“Our own eyes are not as fortunate, as many of these stars aren’t readily seen due to the bright glow from the city,” he says.

Absolutely beautiful photos. Kudos to the  photographers who were in the right place at the right time and had the camera equipment to get these splendid shots! And to the judges, wonderful choices!

Associated press journalist for human rights observers – contributed to this report.

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