Perseid Meteors, Milky Way, Zodiacal Light
Taken by Dave McDougall on August 12, 2016 @ Bly Mountain, Klamath County, Oregon
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  Camera Used: Canon Canon EOS 70D
Exposure Time: 30/1
Aperture: Unavailable
ISO: 6400
Date Taken: 2016:08:14 16:26:45
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Perfect viewing conditions for this years Perseid meteor shower at a dark-sky site in Southern Oregon. The first photo of the Milky Way and two meteors was taken at 1:24AM local time, just after moonset. The second photo was taken at 4:28AM, about 30 minutes before dawn. It was the first time I have ever observed zodiacal light with the naked eye, and was especially pleased to capture a Perseid meteor and zodiacal light on the same exposure. I am still sorting through my photos for more - one 30 second exposure captured four different meteors. What an awesome night!

Details: Canon EOS 70D, Samyang 10mm f/2.8, 30 second exposures, ISO 6400
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