I’ve always been a big fan of space and experimenting with long exposure photography. Astronaut Don Pettit combines these loves for some visual delight from about 240 miles up. The following images were created by stacking multiple 30-second exposure images taken aboard the International Space Station and combining them in imaging software. Basically we get to see the path of stars and lights on earth over 10-15 minute periods. Enjoy!
Since we’re on the topic of space, enjoy Dynamic Earth:
All images © 2012 Don Pettit/NASA