Caravansary and Rotating Sky

By: Amir H. Abolfath


Region: Middle East

Site: Damghan - Iran

Date: January 2011


Stars circle around the North Celestial Pole (near star Polaris) as captured in this digital image from the historic Caravansary of Qusheh near the city of Damghan, Iran. This desert caravansary was built on the Silk Road, right outside the wall of an ancient city known as Qumis which is now buried under the desert. Amir Abolfath -

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