After a long day at work and a quick dash to the north coast of Ireland nothing could be better than sitting back with camera clicking away every 8 seconds watching for falling "stars". Despite the three quarter full moon behind the Perseid Meteor storm did not disappoint this year. here is a fine example of the asteroids burning up in the atmosphere. It clearly shows the differing colours of the spectrum from the different elements burning up from what I can surmise it would have had Iron and magnesium in it but I am no expert just a landscape photographer who has taken his view up or the night.
|Camera||Canon 5D Mk II|
|Lens||Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L|
|Additional Notes||Foreground was 6 exposures stacked in photoshop to lose some noise I did some manual distortion adjustments for wide angle perspective then a 4 by 5 crop to bring the meteor in and give some impact (no pun intended! )|
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