Zodiacal-light | Sohrab Alidoosty

Photographer
Sohrab Alidoosty
Email
alidoosty2006@yahoo.com
Location of photo
Yazd ' Iran
Date/Time of photo
2012
Equipment
canon 350D Camera
Description
Zodiacal light is a faint, roughly triangular, diffuse white glow seen in the night sky that appears to extend up from the vicinity of the Sun along the ecliptic or zodiac. It is best seen just after sunset in spring, and just before sunrise in autumn, when the zodiac is at a steep angle to the horizon. Caused by sunlight scattered by space dust in the zodiacal cloud, it is so faint that either moonlight or light pollution renders it invisible.