Photos: Reclaiming the night sky

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The full moon from Algeria

Source:  Babak Tafreshi

The full moon from Algeria

The full moon rises above a lighthouse on the Mediterranean Sea in Algiers, Algeria.

 

Iranian photographer Babak Tafreshi has won the 2009 Lennart Nilsson scientific photography prize. According to the award panel, his images "reclaim a night sky that most modern people have lost" – see some of them here.

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