Circling Overhead

photo of the week for Monday, 2012, September 3
Photographer: Tyler Nordgren

The ancients paid close attention to the skies overhead. What might the residents of today's Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico thought if they could view the stars as Tyler Nordgren captured them in this time-lapse photograph of the sky over Casa Rinconada?

On the Web: www.nps.gov/chcu