An incredible image from Iran

Posted by David Eicher
on Thursday, January 02, 2014

An ancient chapel stands in front of the Milky Way in this image by Oshin D.Zakarian, who used a Canon 40D camera with 15mm lens at f/2.8 and a 30-second exposure.
When I was hanging out at the Astronomy booth at November’s Arizona Science and Astronomy Expo in Tucson, a very nice young man from Iran came up and introduced himself. Oshin Zakarian is a very talented astroimager, is quite active with The World at Night, and enjoys sharing his work with enthusiastic amateur astronomers everywhere.

He recently sent me one of his pictures, which I share here, and it speaks for itself.

Happy New Year!

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