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Stars of Spring

By: Babak A. Tafreshi

 

Region: Middle East

Site: Alborz Mountains - Iran

Date: April 2010

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Spring landscape of Alborz Mountains is illuminated by moonlight. Planet Saturn (the brightest in the picture) rises from the east and shines brightly at opposition (closest orbital distance to the Earth). Click the star-pattern icon above the image to see the labels and figures. Constellation Leo, the symbol of spring nights in the northern hemisphere, is notable above Saturn. And Ursa Major with its prominent seven-star asterism called Big Dipper stands on the left. Babak Tafreshi/Dreamview.net

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