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Perseid Meteor Shower at Mono Lake, CA. Wilderness Campsites.

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This was the evening of the first day of my late season trip to the Sierra. We drove all day over Sonora Pass and down 395 to Mono Lake. We went and pitched out camp in the lower Lee Vining campground, had some dinner and made ready for night photography.We arrived at the tufa garden at around 10PM and it was pitch dark. Couldnt see a thing!The stars were all out with just a sliver of the setting moon. Mono Lake has very little light contamination so the stars were very intense. There were a…

Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between a meteor and a meteorite or an asteroid, meteoroid or comet? Here are the answers to all your questions regarding Meteor Terminology by Vincent Perlerin for AMS.

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Colorado blows my mind...never seen a meteor shower, but now I really want to. I really want to go but with someone special.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park’s 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road – which crests over 12,000 feet including many overlooks to experience the subalpine and alpine worlds – along with over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, starry nights, and fun times. In a world of superlatives, Rocky is on top! Rocky Mountain National Park is a living laboratory. Everyone from preschoolers to Ph.D.'s can study their favorite…

Perseid Meteor Shower, Flagstaff, Arizona by Logan Brumm Photography and Design

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Perseid Meteor Shower 2012

Perseid Meteor Shower 2012

Ladies and Gentlemen. I give you the 2012 Perseid Meteor Shower over Mount Hood, Oregon. This is 22 photos stacked representing about four hours.

The Perseid Meteor Shower will peak Sunday night, Aug. 11, in the Northern Hemisphere. Meteor watching is an awe-inspiring family activity.

Perseid Meteor Shower Will Light Up the Night Sky This Weekend - Slow Family

You might see a lot or you might not see many, but if you stay in the house, you won’t see any. — EarthSky Magazine The annual Perseid meteor shower is coming our way this weekend. Anyone who lives … Continue reading →

Meteor shower over Pikes Peak, Colorado:

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Meteor shower over Pikes Peak, Colorado:

This image, Perseid Meteor Shower 2012, is a merge of five photos taken in Italys Castelluccio di Norcia during a meteor shower in the night sky

Nature in all her dazzling beauty: Stunning new landscape photos capture the breath-taking countryside of Italy and France

Taken by photographer Alessio Andreani, 24, they depict different moods for each shot, alternating from the bright and cheerful greenery of Italy to the crashing waves in the south of France.

Night sky watcher William Berry sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor at Slide Mountain over Washoe Valley, NV. He says the image is a wide angle stack of about 1 hour, 30 second exposures, and he brightened the meteor trail a bit.

Perseid Meteor Shower of 2013: Amazing Photos by Stargazers

The annual Perseid meteor shower of 2013 peaks in mid-August. See photos Perseid meteor shower fireballs by stargazers as the 'shooting stars' display nears its peak.

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APOD: 2015 August 13 - Moonless Meteors and the Milky Way

A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

2012 Perseid Meteor Shower over Denver Colorado

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alseide-fiore: “2012 Perseid Meteor Shower over Denver Colorado (Thomas o’brien)”

~~Crystal Mountain Nightscape | astrophotography, Milky Way and Perseid Meteors…

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Milky Way over Flagstaff, AZ

2010 Perseid Meteor Shower and Milky Way Comet - Flagstaff Arizona

A commet streaks across the milky way during the 2010 Perseid Meteor Shower. 40 seconds 1600 ISO 15mm Sigma Fisheye lens f/2.8 *Explored 8/14/10 - #1* All rights reserved © Logan Brumm

Perseid Meteor Shower

Perseid Meteor Shower

Perseid Meteor Shower at Trillium Lake Friday morning, August 13, 2010. I took 360, 30 second exposures to get this one shot. This is an aggregate of the meteors that fell in three hours last night. Exposure - 30 seconds x 360 exposures Aperture - f/2.8 Focal Length - 11 mm ISO Speed - 2000 Basically - This shot was created by taking 360 exposures and then taking the shots that had meteor's in them out and layering them over each other and masking and merging them into the lower layer. I did…

Biggest and Brightest from Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 in...

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Biggest and Brightest from Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 in...

Perseid Meteor Shower

Perseid Meteor Shower

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