Babak Tafreshi

Stunning Astrophotos: Kilimanjaro at Night

by Nancy Atkinson January 9, 2014

You might find yourself humming Paul Simon’s “Under African Skies” after seeing these stunning images! The World At Night photographer Babak Tafreshi has just returned from a trip to Kenya and has amassed a gorgeous collection of astrophotography showing Mt. Kilimanjaro by night (and some in the day, as well). Below you can see a […]

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Astrophoto: Deep Sky Treasury

by Nancy Atkinson November 12, 2012

The view of the Paranal Observatory: Credit: ESO/Babak Tafreshi A new image captures the stunning view of the night sky over ESO’s Paranal Observatory, with a treasury of deep-sky objects. The image was taken by Babak Tafreshi, an astronomer, journalist and director of The World at Night (TWAN). It shows the Carina Nebula, glowing intensely […]

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