• Original un-cropped capture
  • Meteor
  • Afterglow
  • Afterglow (after the afterglow?!)
  • Click on this to see persistent train captured 6 seconds later

2009 Leonid Meteor (cropped, afterglow closeup)

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It is rare to get so much detail of a meteor itself in a meteor photo. See a particle streak ahead of the awesome double afterglow. This is a cropped version of this capture.

((sawa)), jlml99, J3ni, and 16 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. Navicore 64 months ago | reply

    Above is a cropped version of imgp6403_yahtzee 2009 leonid

  2. popeyes pix 64 months ago | reply

    wow great capture

  3. Mute* 64 months ago | reply

    Fascinating!

  4. a slice of lime [deleted] 64 months ago | reply

    well done!

  5. ~Momma B~ 64 months ago | reply

    Oh wow...this is amazing!

  6. Navicore 64 months ago | reply

    Then 6 seconds later there was this:

  7. Lilia Sarah Maria Patterson 63 months ago | reply

    incredible
    happy new 2010

  8. amanda_may 59 months ago | reply

    Wow this is fantastic! Great job!

  9. moondustwriter 59 months ago | reply

    Really nice shots I posted the cropped and the uncropped with a poem i wrote. A perfect fit .
    Followed Creative Commons attribution requirements (of course)

    get a chance ck it out wp.me/pDORj-yU
    moondustwriter.com

  10. B Unis 52 months ago | reply

    Fantastic capture!

  11. museumdetoulouse 38 months ago | reply

    Thanks for sharing. Your picture illustre this french article what presents a next exhibition.
    Maud, web Museum of Toulouse

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