posted on Sep, 10 2011 @ 02:59 PM
It's hard, or near to impossible discerning the background, it may not be an aerial phenomenon. But as Astrakhan's main industry is in fuel, both
gas and oil, it's not unlikely we're looking at a gas plant or oil refinery. Astrakhan oblast is also located near deserts and half-deserts, and
it's not unlikely the plant or refinery is located there as well, explaining the lack of stars and clouds.