Silk Road storm

By: Oshin D. Zakarian


Region: Middle East

Country: Iran

Date: November 1998

An unexpected Leonid meteor storm in November 1998 sent many dazzling fireballs across the night sky. In this image, 17 meteors are captured over the historic caravansary of Deh Namak along the Silk Road in Iran. Oshin Zakarian/

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