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7 Amazing Star Trails Photographed While Stargazing in New Mexico

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Night photography has always been a captivating format. The clear night skies over New Mexico provide for some of the best night photography and stargazing. When you mix stargazing in New Mexico with the timing technique of capturing star trails, the results are beyond magnificent. They are simply beautiful. Stargazing in New Mexico has become a popular past time and destination for night photographers. These 7 star trail photos are sure to mesmerize and captivate you.

1. Farmington Lake

Farmington Lake, New Mexico - Photo by Ned James
Farmington Lake, New Mexico – Photo by Ned James

The clouds were out this night but thin enough for the beautiful stars to shine through.

2. Bluewater Lake

Brewster Lake, New Mexico - Photo by Dave Arnold
Bluewater Lake, New Mexico – Photo by Dave Arnold

Under a full moon mixed with street lights, the star trails still shine through this amazing New Mexico landscape.

3. Shiprock

Farmington, New Mexico - Photo by Dave Arnold
Farmington, New Mexico – Photo by Dave Arnold

There’s hardly ever a poor photo of Shiprock. It is a popular destination for stargazing and night photography. Though most of the time it is photographed in the day. However, with these gorgeous star trails, it takes the natural landmark to a whole new level of beauty.

4. Courthouse – Grants, New Mexico

Grants, New Mexico - Photo by Dave Arnold
Grants, New Mexico – Photo by Dave Arnold

The courthouse in Grants, New Mexico actually served as a high school in the town’s early days. Today it stands as a courthouse and this night it stands with beautiful stars.

5. Haystack Mesa – McKinley County, New Mexico

Star trails over Haystack Mountain on the Navajo Nation, McKinley County, New Mexico - Photo by Dave Arnold
Star trails over Haystack Mountain on the Navajo Nation, McKinley County, New Mexico – Photo by Dave Arnold

Haystack Mountain and Haystack Mesa look beautiful on any given day, but at night with star trails, it blows my mind.

6. Bandelier

Bandelier, New Mexico - Photo by Dean Fikar
Bandelier, New Mexico – Photo by Dean Fikar

The colors are incredibly beautiful in this photo of star trails over Bandelier, New Mexico.

7. San Mateo Mountains – Milan, New Mexico

San Mateo Mountains in Milan, New Mexico - Photo by Dave Arnold
San Mateo Mountains in Milan, New Mexico – Photo by Dave Arnold

If you enjoyed these images of stargazing in New Mexico, check out this article about the majestic stargazing photography in Arizona.

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