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Perseus and Perseid Meteor | by Dominic's pics
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Perseus and Perseid Meteor

This same image has been labelled with constellations here.


This image is built up from a number of exposures, layered in Photoshop using the "Lighten" blending mode.


The perseid meteor was recorded at 00:57 BST on Friday 13th August 2010.


Sensor Speed Setting: ISO 1600

f-number (f/#): f/4.5

Camera Location: 50.871° N -0.100° E

A composite image of 46 x 30 second exposures = 1380 seconds (23 mins.)

Overall Time Span: 00:26 BST to 01:02 BST (2160 secs. / 36 mins.)



Part of a set / Slideshow featuring images of stars, the night sky and the occasional meteor taken during the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower in August 2010.

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Taken on August 22, 2010