Photos: Reclaiming the night sky

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Mars above Mount Taftan on Iranian Pakistan border

Source:  Babak Tafreshi

Mars above Mount Taftan on Iranian Pakistan border

Mars shines over Mount Taftan, a double volcano in southeast Iran, near the border with Pakistan.

 

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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