Throne’s Glory


The Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah Wilderness’s Alien Throne reaches skyward in Throne’s Glory. Jupiter and Saturn join in, too!


The Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah Wilderness Study Area in New Mexico is small and apparently unassuming. Still, it has quite the surprise at its center. Tortured, twisted hoodoos abound here, and a formation called Alien Throne is at the very center. It is incredible by day and even more at night. Throne’s Glory shows us the Milky Way cascading down from the night sky.

Glancing out over the Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah, you might think the wilderness only has a few picturesque hoodoos. You might even wonder what all the fuss is about. But if you venture out into it, you’ll eventually come to an area called the Valley of Dreams.

Here, there are hoodoos, which are spires of rock, everywhere. As you crest a slight rise, there, before you, lies hoodoos of all shapes and sizes, each outdoing the others. Significantly, Alien Throne is easy to spot, rising above the others with its iconic cap rock and open sides.

Throne’s Glory showcases the Grand Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, shown here on the left side of Alien Throne. The photograph is an homage to the skies and earth, bringing both together and showing us how extraordinary both are.

Throne’s Glory Hanging Canvas

You can also purchase this as a hanging canvas!

Additional information


Matted Photograph, Finished Aluminum


12×18, 20×30, 8×10