What was the exposure time of this photo?

about 10 seconds
about 10 minutes
about 1 hour
about 8 hours
The length of stars trails is pretty much the same as the distance trav­elled by an hour hand of clock during 30 minutes. But the Earth rotates twice as slow compared to the hour hand of a clock (one rotation per day, while clock's hour hand makes two).

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flagFrance
9%
4%
54%
31%
22
flagCanada
20%
8%
48%
24%
25
flagthe Philippines
21%
26%
47%
5%
19
flagNorway
33%
5%
44%
16%
18
flagLithuania
0%
8%
41%
50%
12
flagUnknown
16%
16%
40%
27%
55
flagItaly
6%
13%
46%
33%
15
flagSpain
0%
0%
40%
60%
10
flagthe United States
23%
10%
38%
27%
259
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
17%
37%
25%
160
flagPoland
17%
12%
35%
34%
4952
flagthe Netherlands
14%
14%
35%
35%
14
flagthe United Arab Emirates
33%
16%
33%
16%
12
flagGermany
22%
11%
30%
32%
80
flagIndia
32%
20%
29%
17%
134
flagRepublic of Ireland
27%
9%
27%
36%
11
flagAustralia
33%
8%
16%
41%
12

Gender

men34%
women34%
about 10 seconds
14%
19%
about 10 minutes
11%
12%
about 1 hour
34%
34%
about 8 hours
38%
32%

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