Broken Arch frames Sagittarius at moonrise

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Moonlight illuminates Broken Arch with Sagittarius filling the Southern sky.

2012 Arches National Park, UT

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Arnika1 on January 30, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS for your success in the contest !!! Wonderful capture!!! LIKE. Best regards from Poland, Joanna

Martin Beitz on February 1, 2013

Great capture. YSL. Congratulations and greetings from Germany, Martin.

k. -pictures on February 3, 2013

L I K E ! ! !

Greetings from Germany | Grüße aus Hessen

k. -pictures

Jay Mason on February 5, 2013

Joanna, Martin and K.,

Thank you for your kind comments!

Joanna -- Your stunning gallery full of beautiful pictures did not go unnoticed. I've added you to my list of favorite photographers.

All the best and greetings from Southern California!


MuhSaPo - Muhammet S… on February 6, 2013

Great photo...


Best wishes.


Jay Mason on February 13, 2013


Thank you for your nice compliment!

All the best from Southern California.


Argenna on March 30, 2013

Beautiful photo! Like. Congratulations.

Jay Mason on April 9, 2013


Thank you and greetings from Southern California!


Roger Powell on May 18, 2013

A beautiful starscape. Well done. Liked.

Jay Mason on May 21, 2013


Thank you for your kind comments! It's always a pleasure meeting another amateur astronomer.

Clear skies and keep posting your beautiful work!


Dražen Kolarić on May 25, 2013

nice photo, fav. !

Inge und Stefan West… on May 30, 2013

Great composition.... the stars in the background!!


Like and Fav.


▓ ☻ galloelprimo ☻ ▓ on June 28, 2013

Hola que tal, muchas felicidades por haber obtenido segundo lugar en el concurso de fotografia, es una excelente toma, me gusta! Recibe un cordial saludo desde México!! like 23 + + favorite 14

Jay Mason on June 28, 2013

kdras, Inge und Stefan and galloelprimo,

Thank you all for your nice comments and compliments!

Warmest regards from Southern California!


Jay Mason on March 16, 2014

Merci beaucoup Chrislouis.

Greetings and best regards from Southern California!


Guizel J.c on March 16, 2014




Jay Mason on April 22, 2014

Hi Guizel!

Thank you and warm regards from Southern California!


Sándor Kéri on August 22, 2014

Very good photo!

János Hajas on August 22, 2014

A masterpiece, simply perfect ! favourite

Best regards: János

Argenna on October 7, 2014

Unforgetable photo!

Dear friends, you know they want to close Panoramio? Panoramio founders Joaquín , Jose and Eduardo opened a petition on This is the link. Please, sign it . It requires 10,000 signatures. If you don`t sign we shall lose your beautiful photos.

Keep Panoramio alive

The repeated message with the link of the petition is not for people wich have already signed, is for all these members, who haven't signed yet and don't know about the situation and probably they enter in your gallery to see yours photos.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 22, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jay Mason
    • Taken on 2012/08/04 23:41:46
    • Exposure: 15.000s
    • Focal Length: 14.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO3200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash