Night at the Cradle of Humankind

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Africa

Site: Turkana - Kenya

Spot: Sibiloi National Park

Date: November 2013

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The southern Milky Way, the Large Magellanic Cloud, and the Carina Nebula (red cloud at the horizon) in a dark night of Sibiloi National park, a remote area in northern Kenya. Known as the Cradle of Humankind, Sibiloi is a World Heritage Site due to its unique fossil and archaeological significance including the earliest found homo human head skeletons from over 2 million years ago. Click on the constellation icon above the image to see a closer panoramic crop of this image. Babak Tafreshi,

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