Canopus Rise

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Middle East

Site: Sarvestan - Iran

Date: November 2007

Time-lapse video: Starry night above Sasan palace in Fars province of Iran. The 1600-year old palace was used by Sasanid kings. The bright star in upper part of the view is Sirius, while the star which is rising behind the palace is the southern bright star Canopus. Babak Tafreshi/

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