A bright Perseid meteor flashed along the spine of the Milky Way as the moon was about to set. The moon is the bright object at the upper right of this all-sky view. The Perseid radiant is on the left side of the photo.
- Date/Time: 12 Aug. 2016 - 00:50 PDT
- Location: Vanishing Point Observatory
- Camera: Nikon D700 @ ISO 1600
- Exposure: 30 sec. (single frame)
- Lens: Rokinon 8mm (fisheye) @ f/3.5
- Mount: Stationary tripod
- Image Processing: Lightroom