Starry Night

By: Tunc Tezel


Region: Middle East

Site: Mount Uludag - Turkey

Date: 2013 July 4

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Despite the glow from towns scattered throughout the valleys near Uludag mountain in Turkey, stars that form part of the the Milky Way shine brightly in the skies above. But not all of them are stars. Planet Saturn is the brighter object on the upper right, near Virgo's alpha star Spica. Click on the constellation icon above the image to see a wider angle image of this view, as seen on the National Geographic News. Tunc Tezel

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