Scope Diagram Astrocamera.Net - Astrophotography by Dave Kodama

Perseids Radiant

Three Perseid meteors can be seen in this composite shot of the Perseid radiant area, plus a dimmer unrelated meteor. The Double Cluster (NGC 869 and NGC 884) is visible at the upper right of the frame. The hydrogen-alpha objects are IC 1805 and IC 1848.

Photo info
  • Date/Time: 11 Aug 2021
  • Location: Vanishing Point Observatory
  • Camera: Canon RP (Hutech modified)
  • Exposure: 255 x 30 sec.
  • Lens/Scope: Nikon 105mm @ f/2.8
  • Filter: IDAS NGS1 (light pollution)
  • Mount: Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer tracker
  • Guiding: --
  • Image Processing: Nebulosity / Lightroom