A Dark Silent Night of Himalayas

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Asia

Site: Sagarmatha National Park - Nepal

Date: November 2009

A dark starry night over a Buddhist stupa in the Himalayas, Nepal. The zodiacal light appears at right in the pre-dawn sky. The faint glow is the reflection of sunlight from dust in the Solar System plane. The large scattered Coma Star Cluster is above the stupa. Babak Tafreshi,

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