This image was taken on the on the night of the 10th/11th of August 2012, the night before the peak of the Perseid Meteor shower. The plan was to take a long exposure to bring out the detail in the Milky Way and then continue to take shorter exposure to capture any Perseids that lit up that area of the sky. This was just a test run for the peak on the following night. However, there was 100% cloud cover during the peak of this year’s shower so this is the only meteor I captured. Having said that this was the brightest Perseid I seen this year and I couldn’t believe my luck when I reviewed the image and realised I had caught it in just in the corner of the frame.

Image Details: 

Location: Killygordon, Co. Donegal, Ireland. 
Date: 10/11  August 2012
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Meteor In The Milky Way

This image was taken on the on the night of the 10th/11th of August 2012, the night before the peak of the Perseid Meteor shower. The plan was to take a long exposure to bring out the detail in the Milky Way and then continue to take shorter exposure to capture any Perseids that lit up that area of the sky. This was just a test run for the peak on the following night. However, there was 100% cloud cover during the peak of this year’s shower so this is the only meteor I captured. Having said that this was the brightest Perseid I seen this year and I couldn’t believe my luck when I reviewed the image and realised I had caught it in just in the corner of the frame.

Image Details:

Location: Killygordon, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Date: 10/11 August 2012

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