Perseids over the ancient volcanoes

29. November 2023

The most famous annual meteor shower Perseids from the Perseus constellation captured in Teide National Park on Tenerife, one of the Canaries Islands. The volcano Pico del Teide itself can be seen in the left part of the image. In the right part, well-known rock formations Roques de Garcia are extending up to the sky. Originally, there were probably two huge volcanoes that exploded, and then two calderas were formed. The Roques de Garcia rocks are the only remnant of the massive rock wall that once separated the two original volcanoes. Today, these rock formations of bizarre shapes, caused by long-term erosion, are a popular stop for visitors. With a dark night sky and meteors, this view turned out to be more epic!

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