Milky Rise

By: Amir H. Abolfath


Region: Middle East

Site: Alborz Mountains - Iran


The band of Milky Way rises above Haraz valley in Alborz Mountains of Iran. On the left stars of the Summer Triangle are visible while Scorpius and Sagittarius are pictured at right. Below the central galactic bulge (brightest part of the Milky Way) the bright rising "star" is planet Jupiter. Amir Abolfath -

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