Rotating Sky Above Salt Hexagons

By: Amir H. Abolfath


Region: Middle East

Site: Dasht-e Kavir - Iran

Date: November 2014

Time-exposure image of the rotating sky above hexagons on the salt lake in a moonlit night of Dasht-e Kavir, Iran. Polaris, the North Star, marks the north celestial pole at the center of star trails. Dasht-e Kavir, also known as the Great Salt Desert is lying in the middle of the Iranian plateau. Amir Abolfath,

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