Zodiac Light and Meteor

By: Mojtaba Moghadasi


Dehpabid, Sistan va Balouchestan, Iran

2010 September 11


Mojtaba Moghadasi

A diffuse column of light rising up from the horizon on the left (the Zodiacal Light) meets up with a band of stars from the Milky Way, rising up from the horizon on the right. This forms a giant "A" shape pattern of light in the pre-dawn eastern sky. The constellation Orion can be seen at upper right with what appears to be a meteor trail between Orion and the bright star Sirius below.

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