Perseid Meteor Shower

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Middle East

Site: Mount Damavand - Iran

Date: August 2008

Time-lapse video: In a clear mid-summer night, as the Moon sets on Mount Damavand, the highest mountain in the Middle East, meteors of the Perseid meter shower begins to appear in the rotating sky. Besides about 10 meteors in the video also note the mountain climbers light as it approaches the 5610 meter high volcanic peak. Babak Tafreshi/

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