The Young and the Old at Night
in the highest elevations of Great Basin National Park, a small forest of Bristlecone Pines (Pinus longaeva) bask in the light of the night sky. Bristlecone Pines are the oldest trees on Earth, often living over 4,000 years. In this forest, a healthy mix of ancient trees and young whipersnappers cling to harsh, rocky surface.
Author: Christopher K. Eaton
©2016 Christopher K. Eaton / Terra Photographica
Photo size: 1.7 Mpixels (4.89 MB uncompressed) - 1600x1068 pixels (5.3x3.5 in / 13.5x9.0 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: astrolandscape, astronomy, astrophotography, Bristlecone Pine, celestial, Great Basin National Park, high elevation, light painting, milky way, night, night photography, Night Sky, pine tree, Pinus longaeva, quartzite, stars, tree
Published in: Chasing the Night