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The Perseids Above the Gotthard Pass, Switzerland, 2013.

By Artborghi @artborghi

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I reached the tears of Saint Lawrence
Up there on Gotthard pass.

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They guided me white and shiny above the road
I drove, a black ribbon between stones and sky.

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Up there, in the darkness of the Alps
the tears of Saint Lawrence became mine.

To become yours too, click on the pictures and find them in the original and magnified picture, respectively 1, 2 and 3 falling stars are waiting for you. On the bottom left of the Milky way is Perseus, above is Cassiopeia, in the middle of each picture is the Galaxy of Andromeda (click here for a small map) ! Pictures shot with Nikon D800 mounting a Nikon 16-35 mm f/4.


Filed under: astrophotography, photography of night, photography of sky Tagged: Alps, Astronomy, Cassiopeia, d800 astrophotography, Galaxies, Gotthard Pass, Milky Way, Nikon, nikon D800, Perseid, Perseus

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