"Reaching For The Stars" original Astro Photo by Babak Tafreshi



The bright central bulge of the Milky Way in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius appears in the dark and transparent sky of Cerro Paranal Observatory, Atacama Desert, Chile. Babak Tafreshi, The World At Night.

This beautiful print is printed on the highest archival quality paper with vivid color and exceptional detail, suitable for museum or gallery display and is digitally signed by the artist. Dimensions: 12''X18''.

For more of Babak's work, visit his gallery Dreamview.net.

Babak Tafreshi is an award winning photographer working with the National Geographic, Sky & Telescope magazine, and the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Babak is also a freelance science journalist and astronomy communicator using all media. On any given day he could be anywhere on the planet, from the Sahara to the Himalayas or Antarctica. In 2009, he received the Lennart Nilsson Award, the world’s most recognized award for scientific photography, for his global contribution to night sky photography. He currently sits on the board of directors at AWB.