15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Amra palace star trial

Al Azraq desert in Jordan contains one of the oldest palaces in the area which is Amra palace. It is a very old palace that was used during the hunting tours during The Umayyad Period. The picture shows the beauty of the skies from the desert away from the crowded city. Polaris is clearly shown in the picture which is the star that always guides people to north.

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Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Azraq, Jordan
Copyright: © Lama Al-Abadla