Fire Temple

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Middle East

Site: Niasar - Iran

Date: Nov. 16, 2007

Comet Holmes, very close to Mirfak, the brightest star of Perseus. In this wide-angle view taken November 16, 2007, the comet is seen above the 1600-year old fire temple of Niasar in Iran, used for centuries by Zoroastrians. Babak Tafreshi/

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