"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean... Recently, we've managed to wade a little way out, and the water seems inviting." - Carl Sagan
A time-exposure image has captured star trails around the north celestial pole, marked by star Polaris, above Eiffel Tower in Paris. The image is made in early morning when the lights of Eiffel is turned off along with most of touristic monuments in the city.
Image credit & copyright: Babak Tafreshi