Sirius and Mount Teide

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Europe

Site: La Palma - Spain

Date: September 2013

Moonlight illuminates the Atlantic Ocean as seen from La Palma, Canary Islands. In the sky is constellation Canis Major (the Great dog) with Sirius, the brightest star in the Earth night sky, and in the stellar neighborhood of the Solar System, about 8 light years away. Mount Teide is above the clouds. Reaching 3718 m high, Teide is a large volcano in the neighboring island of Tenerife. Babak Tafreshi,

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