Mars and Volcano

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Middle East

Site: Mount Taftan - Iran

Date: December 2007

As seen on National Geographic News the Red Planet at it's brightest (opposition) shines over Mount Taftan, a double volcano in South East Iran, near the border of Pakistan. Note the star cluster M35 in Gemini, to the upper right of Mars. To see this view in a time-lapse video click here. Babak Tafreshi/

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