February 16, 2009

A stone chapel is shown on the edge of Lake Tekapo under the sparkling sky in New Zealand's South Island on Nov. 2, 2007. Tekapo's town folk are on a mission to protect the vast starry blanket spanning their heavens, even as the night sky disappears behind light and air pollution in many parts of the globe. (AP Photo/Fraser Gunn)


Bustednuckles said...

That is spectacular.
Shit, I feel lucky when I can see Orion's Belt and the Big Dipper!

big em said...

That's really a retro-feeling composition picture...a contrasted combination of the small-town comforting religious sentiment in front of the vast, never-reachable remoteness of something so incredibly huge it can only be vaguely grasped mathematically by alien units-of-measure called 'light-years'.

ThePoliticalCat said...

Hey, Maru, sounds like YOU'RE feeling better! Good to see/hear/read ya. Keep kickin' Thug butt.