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Billions of Other Worlds

Billions of terrestrial Earth-size planets are estimated to exist around other stars in the Milky Way.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Lighthouse Fisheye

A moonlit night at a lighthouse not too far from Sydney.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




We Are All Stardust

A black&white image of Dust clouds in Sagittarius with the dark Pipe Nebula above Sierras, California.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Yosemite Moonset & Meteor Shower (photo composite)

The peak of 2016 Perseid Meteor Shower in August from Yosemite National Park in California.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Story of Civilization

A Meteor of Perseid Meteor Shower above ancient Native American petroglyph in the Owens Valley.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Space, Our Origin & Future

A man standing inside a gorge under the summer Milky Way, Alabama Hills, California.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Atacama Mysteries

Panoramic view of mysterious ancient petroglyph by Atacaman people in a moonlit night of Rainbow Valley, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Exploring the Cosmos

Night Sky above ALMA radio telescopes, one of the world's highest and most complex observatories with an array of 66 giant dishes.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Bristlecone Fulldome

Fish-eye view of the Milky Way over an ancient twisted bristlecone pine forest in southern Utah.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Altiplano Night

The Milky Way roars in the sky of northern Chile highlands, the Altiplano.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way in Moonlight

The moon, morning twilight, and city lights can't hide the Milky Way in this nightscape over Oman Grand Canyon.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Immersive Look to Mt Wilson

Immersive VR experience of being inside the Mount Wilson Observatory at night.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Billions Upon Billions of Stars

The Milky Way from a misty seasonal lakebed in Australia.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




In the Arms of the Milky Way

The arc of our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is seen above the rock that holds ruins of the mountain fortress of Alamut.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Thunderstorm & the Galaxy

Thunderstorm rages against starry backdrop and the Milky Way, seen from Maui, Hawaii.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Twisted Sky

The summer Milky Way over an ancient pine tree forest in Cedar Breaks National Monument, southern Utah.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Sky of Ancient Pines

This fisheye view from Utah has captured the moment of moonrise where the sky begins to brighten in blue.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Galaxy on the Shoulder of Grand Teton

Milky Way over Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA. The rising moon illuminates the mountains.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Valley of the Moon

The Milky Way in a dark night of Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon), Atacama desert
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Wild Visitor From Deep Space

The Milky Way above the Henbury Meteorite Craters in Australia.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Drive to the Center of the Galaxy

How long is a drive to center of the Galaxy? If you keep going at a highway speed, it takes 300 billion years!
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Nambung Night Sky

The Milky Way is stretched above the Pinnacles natural formations in Western Australia.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Not a Typical Italian Face

Faint Milky Way and setting moon from the shore of Cinque Terre, Italy.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Night Sky is My Second Home

A photographer connects himself with the universe in a cosmic solitude under the starry sky of La Palma.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Galactic Evening

A Galactic Evening on La Palma, Canary Islands.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Zodiacal Light, Milky Way, and Winter Hexagon

The Milky Way, the zodiacal light, and stars of the Winter Hexagon at the break of dawn over the Haleakala Crater on Maui, Hawaii.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Star Wars Telescopes

The twin Keck telescopes on Mauna Kea beam lasers to the atmosphere for adaptive optics operation.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way over Uluru

Spectacular view of the Milky Way above the Australia's most recognizable landform in silhouette.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night of Germany

The Milky Way in the fading evening twilight over a misty forest meadow near Lich, central Germany.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Radio Dish and Carina Nebula

The Great Carina Nebula in a single exposure photograph through a telephoto lens, above one of the dishes on ALMA radio telescopes.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Our View to the Galaxy

The Milky Way in the morning twilight from altitude of 5,000 meters on in the Chilean Andes.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way from 5000 Meters High

The Milky Way at dawn from altitude of 5,000 meters on Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Stars Above Licancabur Volcano

Licancabur volcano at night. In the sky bright star Deneb in the Cygnus, the Swan, appears along the Milky Way.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Framed by the Trees

The night sky over a stream running in a misty forest meadow near Lich, Germany.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Tajinaste Milky Way

The Milky Way rises over a full blooming Tajinaste flower (an icon of the Canary Islands) from the top of La Palma.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Counting Stars by the Ocean

The arc of the Milky Way, from Cygnus to Scorpius, rises above the shores of the Atlantic Ocean on La Palma, Canary Islands.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way and Giant Telescope

The Milky Way above in Scorpius and Sagittarius above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, La Palma, 2400 meters above see level.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Cosmic Explorer

The Milky Way above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the top of La Palma, 2400 meters above see level.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Autumn Stars and Observatory

The autumn Milky Way and the zodiacal light above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the top of La Palma, 2400 meters above see level.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Andromeda Galaxy and Gran Telescopio Canarias

The Andromeda Galaxy in a telephoto image from the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the top of La Palma.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Small Magellanic Cloud and Acacia Tree

The Small Magellanic Cloud photographed from the equator in the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Large Magellanic Cloud and Tarantula Nebula

The Large Magellanic Cloud photographed from the equator in the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Telescopes and the Galaxy

The band of the Milky Way, our home galaxy, rises over large research telescopes on the top of La Palma.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Galaxy Canyon

The Milky Way above the Grand Canyon in northern Arizona.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Lake of Fire

The Milky Way over the Lake of Fire (Lagoa_do_Fogo) in the Sao Miguel island of Portugal, Azores.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Light Pollution and the Galaxy

360-degree panorama of the Milky Way arch, rising over the Lake of Fire in the Sao Miguel island of Azores.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night of Azores

The Milky Way over the Furnas crater lake in the Sao Miguel island of Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Our World of Shades and Silhouette

The night sky over Meteora, Greece, where monasteries are built on the top of giant sandstone cliffs.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




In the Middle of the Sky

The night sky over Meteora, Greece, where monasteries are built on the top of giant sandstone cliffs.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Milky Way over Meteora

The night sky over Meteora, Greece, where monasteries are built on the top of giant sandstone cliffs.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night of Meteora

The night sky over Meteora, Greece, where monasteries are built on the top of giant sandstone cliffs.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Autumn Sky over Greece

The night sky over Meteora, Greece, where monasteries are built on the top of giant cliffs.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Break of Dawn

The night sky at dawn over the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, USA.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night of the Tetons

The Milky Way over the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, USA.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Zodiacal Man

The Milky Way, Venus, and zodiacal light above the southern Atacama Desert, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Supernova Dream

The Milky Way and Venus over an acacia tree in Kenya. Venus appears almost like a grand supernova in the galaxy.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Night at the Cradle of Humankind

The Milky Way, the Large Magellanic Cloud, and the Carina Nebula above Sibiloi National park, Kenya.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The View From on High

The Milky Way galaxy lights up the night above two ALMA radio telescopes 5,000 meters above sea level.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way Meets Desert Sky

Our Milky Way galaxy gleams in all its splendor, as seen from La Silla observatory in Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Giant Telescope and Large Magelanic Cloud

The Large Magellanic Cloud above one of the VLT telescopes on Cerro Paranal, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Reaching for the Stars

The bright central bulge of the Milky Way in Scorpius and Sagittarius appears in the dark and transparent sky of Atacama Desert, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Stunning Night Sky of Atacama Desert

Spectacular view of the Milky Way above the Cerro Paranal Observatory, Atacama Desert, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Milky Way above Cerro Paranal

The Milky Way in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius above the Cerro Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Red Moon and Spectacular Milky Way

A total lunar eclipse in the crystal clear night sky of La Silla, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Milky Way Dawn

Milky Way's dusty central bulge is flanked by Paranal's four 8 meter Very Large Telescope units.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Southern Cross and Carina Nebula over Kilimanjaro

At the break of dawn the southern Milky Way, the Southern Cross, and Carina Nebula are photographed over Kilimanjaro.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Road to the Galaxy

The summer Milky Way over a road in the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. In the sky are the 3 bright stars of the Summer Triangle.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Summer Triangle over Yellowstone

The Milky Way in the morning twilight over the Yellowstone National Park, a World Heritage Site in Wyoming, USA.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Mammoth Milky Way

The Milky Way appears above Mammoth hot springs in the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night of Yellowstone

The Milky Way appears above Mammoth hot springs in the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Yellowstone Falls at Dawn

Morning twilight over Yellowstone. Stars in the constellation Sagittarius appear in the Milky Way on the right of this telephoto image.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way over the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

The Milky Way over the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night of Fira

The Milky Way appears in an exceptional starry summer night of Fira, the main town of Santorini island, Greece.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Ocean Planet

Me, moon, and the Milky Way. The most charming companions in this peaceful Mediterranean summer evening.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Galactic Clouds

The southern Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds appear through passing clouds over Mount Kilimanjaro in a dark night of Amboseli, Kenya.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Santorini by Candles

An exceptional night view of Oia, a town of Santorini island, Greece.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Land of Roaring Waters and Dazzling Sky

The summer Milky Way appears dazzling in dark starry sky of the Yellowstone National Park, a World Heritage Site in Wyoming, USA.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night of Kilimanjaro

The southern Milky Way and the Large Magellanic Cloud are photographed over Mount Kilimanjaro in a dark night of Amboseli National Park, southern Kenya.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Autumn Night of Sierra Nevada

In a moonlit night of November the night sky is photographed over the autumn landscape of June Lake and Sierra Nevada mountains in California.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Night Hides a World But Reveals a Universe

Night Hides A World But Reveals a Universe." A Persian proverb. The Milky Way and planet Venus in the evening twilight over Lake Turkana, northern Kenya.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Where the Night Sky and Nature Merge

The unrivaled beauty of the Milky Way far from city lights. Night sky is an essential element of our nature, a heritage to preserve for all livings.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Venus and the Zodiacal Light

The morning twilight, zodiacal light, and Venus over the Atlantic coastline of Maine, northeastern United States.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Maine Nightscape

The night sky in a panoramic view over the Atlantic coastline of Maine, northeastern United States, from the historic Pemaquid Point Light.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Caldera Galaxy

The Milky Way and Venus photographed over Caldera de Taburiente, La Palma, Canary Islands.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way Spectacle

A spectacular view of the Milky Way photographed over Caldera de Taburiente, La Palma, Canary Islands.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Galaxy Explorers

At the beginning of dawn the southern Milky Way is photographed over the Cerro Paranal Observatory in the barren Atacama Desert.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




360-degree Night Panorama of Kitt Peak

The night sky appears over the Kitt Peak Observatory in a 360-degree panoramic view.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Grand Canyon Stargazing

Enjoying the night sky above the Grand Canyon while the setting moon gently illuminates the canyon.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Badwater Good Sky

The Milky Way is photographed over Badwater Basin in the Death Valley National Park, California.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Unrivaled Beauty of Starry Skies

The unrivaled beauty of the Milky Way far from city lights, untouched by our libertine light pollution.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way over Kitt Peak

The Milky Way in its glorious natural beauty appears over one of the telescopes of the Kitt Peak Observatory, southern Arizona.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Cosmic Forest

Like a cosmic tree, the Milky Way band of stars appears to rise out from an ancient pine tree forest at Cedar Breaks National Monument in southern Utah.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Yellowstone Galaxy

The Milky Way and bright star Antares at the heart of Scorpion appear above hot springs in the Yellowstone National Park, United States.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Southern Sky and Desert Landscape

The Milky Way from Orion (top) to the Southern Cross (at the horizon) appears over cacti in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night of Dolomites

Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, appears in a dark starry night of Dolomites in the Alps.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Night of Kitt Peak

The Milky Way from Cygnus to Cassiopeia and Perseus appears over the Kitt Peak observatory.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Sweep Wells Milky Way

The summer Milky Way above the World Heritage area of Hortobágy National Park in Eastern Hungary.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Stunning Night Sky of Cerro Paranal

A deep view of the Milky Way in the constellation Carina is photographed from the European Southern Observatory on Cerro Paranal, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Alien Planet

This can be a night view from an alien world in another planetary system. The panoramic image displays the bizarre view of Mono Lake in California.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Drive under Stars

The Milky Way and prominent winter stars are framed between colorful autumn leaves in a New England forest, northeastern United States.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Sky of Austrian Alps

Starry Sky of Austrian Alps in a clear winter night from Emberger Alm, Carinthia.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Zodiacal Light and Milky Way

Ghostly apparitions of two fundamental planes in planet Earth's sky span this October all-sky view.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Delicate Meteor

A bright meteor appears in the early morning sky.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Beyond

Giant eyes on the Cerro Paranal Observatory in the barren Atacama Desert explore the worlds beyond.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Life in the Galaxy

Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, appears above palm trees in Ilha Grande, an island in Brazil.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




On the Shores of Paradise

Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, appears above the shores of Ilha Grande, an island in Brazil.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Not so Close Neighbors

Deeper than usual TWAN images, this view from Paranal Observatory in Chile frames two of our galactic neighbors: the Andromeda and Triangulum galaxies.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Tropical Milky Way

The central bulge of the Milky Way appears above coconut palms at the shores of Ilha Grande, Brazil.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Observing Invisible

The first lights of dawn merge in to starry sky over the radio telescopes of ALMA array on Chilean Andes.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way Road

There are not many locations left on this planet where you can still experience a dark sky like this.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Sky of Andes

The southern Milky Way fades in the morning twilight over ice fields at altitude of 5000 meters of Andes, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Colorful Trails of Hortobagy

A sequence of images has captured startrails and the Milky Way above the World Heritage area of Hortobágy National Park in Eastern Hungary.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Atacama Pathfinder

The Milky Way poses in the background of APEX radio telescope located at 5100 meters in northern Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Cosmic Explorers

A deep view of the Milky Way in the constellation Carina is photographed in this single-exposure image from Cerro Paranal observatory in Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Flowers of Andes

Like flowers soaking up sunlight, telescope dishes seem to turn their faces toward the starry sky in this image of ALMA observatory, Chile.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Great Carina Nebula

This heavenly red lotus is the Great Carina Nebula rising above 5,778 m Chiliques volcano in the Chilean Altiplano.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Road to the Future of Astronomy

In the absolute darkness of Atacama Desert the Milky Way in the southern constellation Carina is photographed above the road to Cerro Aramzones.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




ALMA

This view from the Chajnantor plateau in Chile, at altitude of 5000 meters, shows the antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Night Panorama of La Palma

This 300-degree panorama from the top of La Palma, Canary Islands, shows the sky delights above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Paint the Sky with Stars

Stars appear above cosmic exploring telescopes in this colorful evening view from La Palma, Canary Islands.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Universe

Below this stunning view of the Milky Way is the Atlantic Ocean and the William Herschel Telescope located on the top of La Palma, Canary Islands.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Cosmic Explorer

In a starry night of La Palma, Canary Islands, the 4.2m mirror of William Herschel Telescope is collecting starlight to explore the deep cosmos.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Sleeping Beauty

A starry night above the world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle in southern Germany.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Open to the Sky

Starry Sky of Austrian Alps as photographed from inside an observatory for amateur astronomers.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Astrophotographer

Under a dark starry night of summer an amateur astronomer photograph the sky through a refractor telescope.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Exploring the Galaxy

A skygazer is exploring the Milky Way through a small telescope as the morning twilight begins to paints the sky in blue.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The International Space Station

In the morning twilight of Alborz Mountains in Iran, the Milky Way is visible above southwest where the light of a nearby town brightens the horizon.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Eclipse Trail above Iran

Stars and the moon trail during the lunar eclipse of 15 June 2011.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Red Moon and the Galaxy

On June 15, 2011 the totally eclipsed Moon was very dark, with the Moon itself positioned on the sky toward the center of our Milky Way Galaxy.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Eclipse in Motion

Time-lapse video: The very dark total lunar eclipse of 15 June 2011 was a spectacular sight.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Eclipsed Moon in the Milky Way

On June 15, 2011 the totally eclipsed Moon was very dark, with the Moon itself positioned on the sky toward the center of our Milky Way Galaxy.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Galactic Eclipse

On 15 June 2011 the totally eclipsed Moon was very dark, with the Moon itself positioned on the sky toward the center of our Milky Way Galaxy.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Beauty of Neuschwanstein

The morning twilight paints the sky in blue and begins to fade away the Milky Way in a panoramic view from this world-famous Castle in southern Germany.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Sleeping under Summer Sky

A flock of sheep rests under starry sky of Alborz Mountains as seen from 3400-meter high Dizin peak.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Galactic Flight

Skygazers are looking at the International Space Station as it crosses the sky, some 400 km above the Earth.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Messier Marathon

Amateur astronomers in action! Skygazers are gathered under dark starry sky to attend a Messier Marathon; an annual observing competition.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Night of Alps

In a starry night of Alps the Milky Way shows its magnificent beauty above snow-covered mountains in the state of Tyrol, western Austria.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




A Postcard from Brazil

Stunning view of the Milky Way appears above coconut palms at the shores of Ilha Grande, Brazil.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Skygazing From Austrian Alps

Starry Sky of Austrian Alps as photographed from Ferien Observatory of a well-located Guest House in Emberger Alm.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way above Tassili

Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, stands above African Sahara, in the remote Tassili National Park in the southern Algeria near Niger border.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Under an Ocean of Stars

A sky photographer enjoys a starry winter night. Bright stars of Orion, Canis Major, Taurus, and Auriga, and the band of the Milky Way are captured.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Silence of Sevan

Constellation Cygnus, the Swan, and the Milky Way is photographed above the monastery of Sevan in Armenia.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Castle of Assassins

The Milky Way extends across the sky above mountain fortress of Alamut in this all-sky view from Iran.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




TWAN Band

A group of TWAN photographers with an army of photo equipment enjoy the starry sky of Semnan Desert, Iran.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way above Mount Man

Dazzling planet Jupiter and bright central bulge of Summer Milky Way in the constellation Scorpius and Sagittarius shine above Mount Man or the Face.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Night of Qeshm Island

The Milky Way and stars of the Summer Triangle as seen from a bizarre natural wonder of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Winter Landscape

Fresh snow fall has covered Zagros Mountains of Iran under a starry winter night.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Meteor Shower of December

This panoramic view during the peak night of Geminid meteor shower has captured three meteors and the rich beauty of the winter Milky Way.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way in a Moonlit Night

At high altitudes the night sky is transparent enough to see the Milky Way in a moonlit night.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The King Parade

Winter stars and the Milky Way shine above a large bas relief of ancient Persia.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Far Far Away

Stars of the Winter Hexagon rise in a dark night of Alborz Mountains. The Milky Way and the zodiacal light are visible through the passing clouds.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Tassili Milky Way

Bright planet Jupiter, starry sky and the band of Milky Way as seen in dark night of African Sahara.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Mount Gargash Night Panorama

This 360-degree panoramic view is made in a clear moonlit night of November above Mount Gargash in Zagros mountains of central Iran.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Sahara under Moonlight

Starry sky and the Milky Way above a stark moonlit landscape in Tassili National Park, in the heart of the Sahara desert in southern Algeria.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Galaxy above Our Ancient Ancestors

The Milky Way as seen from Hoggar Mountains area in central African Sahara, southern Algeria.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Milky Way

Under dark starry sky bright stars of winter and the Milky Way are captured from a small village.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




The Rose of Night Sky

An emission nebula known as the Rosette in constellation of Monoceros is photographed besides a large dark nebula in the band of the Milky Way.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Walking Under Milky Way

The Milky Way, our home galaxy of 200 billion stars, is one of the most beautiful natural sights in nature.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Sagittarius above the Sahara

The central bulge of the Milky Way in the constellation Sagittarius, stands above bizarre rock formations in African Sahara.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Deep in the Galaxy

The brightest region of the Milky Way in the constellations Sagittarius and Scorpius is toward the center of the galaxy, some 27000 light years away.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Zodiacal Light and Perseid Meteors

Under dark starry skies the Zodiacal Light appears brighter than the Milky Way Milky in this mid-August morning view.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Galaxy Stream

Our home galaxy, the Milky Way hang over in the starry sky of Alamut in the central Alborz Mountains of Iran. Alamut means Eagle's Nest.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Night of Alamut

A meteor's streak and the arc of the Milky Way hang over the imposing mountain fortress of Alamut in this starry scene.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Sahara Night

Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, stands above African Sahara, in the remote Tassili National Park in the southern Algeria near Niger border.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Iguacu Falls at Night

Starry sky above the spectacular Iguaçu Falls and national park at the border of Brazil and Argentina.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Night in Paradise

The arc of the southern Milky Way shines brightly over the rainforest near the spectacular Iguaçu Falls at the border of Brazil and Argentina.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Dream View

The night sky is part of our nature, a heritage for all humanity to respect and to enjoy its majestic beauty.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Alice in Wonderland

A bizarre panoramic view of a garden with the first signs of spring blossoms. In the background sky, the brightest point is the red planet Mars.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Cottage Milky Way

Home to billions of stars, the Milky Way, shines above a cottage near Chuya River in the short darkness of a Siberian summer night.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Enjoying Ocean Sky

Far from any source of light, the sky is amazingly dark in a clear night on the deck of an ocean-crossing ship.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sky of Our African Ancestors

The Milky Way as seen from Hoggar Mountains area in central African Sahara, southern Algeria.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Meteors and Winter Milky Way

Two bright meteors of Geminid Meteor Shower are captured in the constellations Orion and Taurus above a winter landscape.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way from the End of the World

The Milky Way stuns a TWAN photographger who visited Assekrem Mountain in central African Sahara.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Bizzare Sky View

The Milky Way emerges in the sky as darkness arrives over a bizarre natural wonder of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Running to the Night

Time-lapse video: As evenign darkness arrives to the Alborz Mountains of Iran, the summer Milky Way appears in the starry sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Stargate

The Milky Way emerges in the sky as darkness arrives over a bizarre natural wonder of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Stargazer

There is nothing like watching the fantastic view of the Milky Way in a dark starry sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Night of Cyrus

The Milky Way and the majestic planet Jupiter shine above the tomb of Cyrus in Pasargadae; a 2500-year old World Heritage Site in southern Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Summer Night in Astronomy Town

In a late summer under night starry sky of Iran's Fars province, the Milky Way and the Summer Triangle approach the western horizon.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Magnificent Sahara Milky Way

The magnificent Milky Way stretches above African Sahara, in the remote Tassili National Park in the southern Algeria near Niger border.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Alborz Winter Panorama

A panorama of a winter moonlit night at Alborz Mountains.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Scorpion Rise

As desert scorpions begin to come out in this late spring Sahara evening, the heavenly scorpion rises above Tassili National Park in the southern Algeria.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sahara Wonderland

This panoramic image of a starry night sky looks across a stark moonlit landscape.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Zodiacal Light above Himalayan Hills

The Milky Way with the prominent winter constellations and the cone shape glow of the zodiacal light appear in the eastern horizon before the true dawn.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Downtown Milky Way

The Milky Way looks brightest in the direction of the constellations of Sagittarius and Scorpius, toward the galactic center.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Panorama from the End of the World

The Milky Way fades in the morning light as seen from the Assekrem Mountain in central African Sahara or southern Algeria near to tropic of Cancer.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Starry Night in Brazil

The panoramic image tracing constellations in the southern sky shows off a beautiful vista toward the center of our Milky Way Galaxy.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Mountain View

As the evening twilight fades to darkness, stars of Cassiopeia, Perseus, and Auriga appear above Alborz Mountains.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Rich Field

In a dark winter night, the Milky Way and prominent stars of Orion, Gemini, Canis Major and Minor, shine above Maranjab desert near the Great Salt Lake in central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Pleasure of Spring

The blossoms and spring flowers bloom in the northern hemisphere as the Summer Milky Way returns to the night sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Spirit of TWAN Photography

In a winter moonlit night of Alborz Mountains, a TWAN photographer is imaging the starry sky above the highest volcano in the Middle East.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Galactic Rise

The band of the Milky Way and prominent stars of the Summer Triangle rise above desert sand dunes.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Moonlight Volcano

A winter moonlit night of Alborz Mountains in northern Iran
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Desert Milky Way

The splendid beauty of the Milky Way, as seen in a dark night of Maranjab sand desert in central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Gone with the Light

Compare the magnificent Milky Way view above Alborz mountain range in northern Iran with the grey star-free sky of metropolitan Tehran, only 65 km away.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way and Flocks of Clouds

A group of storm clouds pass above the Alborz Mountains, as the Milky Way and bright planet Jupiter gaze from east to west.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




From the Slopes of Himalaya

Watching the night sky from slopes of Himalaya near Nainital in north India.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Altai Twilight

The Summer Milky Way and bright planet Jupiter shine above roaring waters of Chuya River in a deep evening twilight of a Siberian summer.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Stone Age Night

The Milky Way and stars of the Summer Triangle above prehistoric rock art in central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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