“The sum total of 2 1/2 hours worth of images – one meteor!” lamented photographer Roger Hutchinson (see his image below).
A bright Moon is not conducive seeing and capturing meteors on camera, but some astrophotographers persevered and managed to get some photos of this year’s Perseid Meteor Shower. Enjoy the views from photographers who submitted photos to Universe Today via our Flickr group and on Twitter:
The sum total of 2 1/2 hours worth of images – one meteor.
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— Stephen Cheatley BFC (@Stephencheatley) August 14, 2014
— Woody Carr (@WoodyCarr) August 13, 2014
Above is one image from John Maclean of the UK’s Meteor Network, who sent us several image. You can see a collection of the best images from the UK’s Meteor Observation Network here.
Here’s a compilation of meteors from NASA’s Meteor Network seen from August 12-13, 2014.
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