Jimmy Westlake
Image taken:
Aug. 13, 2010
Location:
Arches National Park near Moab, UT
Details:
At 4:04 AM MDT, the brightest Perseid fireball of the night shot out of Perseus and across the constellation of Andromeda, momentarily casting flickering shadows across the ground. The colorful fireball was captured in this 15-minute time exposure taken between 3:50 and 4:05 AM. After capping the 16 mm f2.8 lens for 3 minutes, a final 1-minute exposure placed a star dot at the end of each trail. The image was taken with a Nikon FE-2 camera and Kodak 400 color print film.
 
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