Zodiacal Light on the Himalayas

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Asia

Site: Sagarmatha National Park - Nepal

Date: November 2009

Starry sky and the zodiacal light above a Buddhist stupa in the Himalayas on the main trek to Everest base camp. The cone-shaped zodiacal light is the sunlight reflection from asteroid dust in the Solar System plane, visible under dark skies after dusk or before dawn. Babak Tafreshi,

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