The image is of the stars visible from Washington, District of Columbia on the night of January 13, 1888 when various scientists gathered and agreed to establish a geographical society.
|I love the visible Milky Way. Image created with nakshART|
|"Under the stars" From National Geographic Stock image archive|
When geographers do field research at night they labor under the stars. My great hope is that one day geographers will work under the same stars but with different constellations viewed through other skies.