Earth and Milky Way

By: Oshin D. Zakarian


Region: Middle East

Site: Alamut Valley - Iran

Date: April 2009

Our cosmic island, the Milky Way, a galaxy of over 100 billion stars, rise in the starry sky of Alamut Valley, Iran. The bright "star" just above the eastern horizon is planet Jupiter, from a much closer neighborhood. Oshin Zakarian/

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