Scope Diagram Astrocamera.Net - Astrophotography by Dave Kodama

Bright Perseid

This animation shows a bright Perseid and residual cloud from the ionization trail being blown to the lower left of the meteor. A dim Perseid can also be seen 1 frame after the bright Perseid (above and left of the bright Perseid). The Pleiades cluster is visible in the upper part of the frame.

Photo info
  • Date/Time: 11 Aug 2021
  • Location: Vanishing Point Observatory
  • Camera: Nikon D850 @ ISO 3200
  • Exposure: 15 sec.
  • Lens/Scope: Sigma 15mm @ f/2.8
  • Filter: --
  • Mount: fixed tripod
  • Guiding: --
  • Image Processing: Lightroom / Photoshop