Perseid Meteor Shower 2012

I ventured east of San Diego last night to shoot the night sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower. I was lucky to capture a bright meteor shooting through the Milky Way!

  • Harry 3y

    Amazing shot Ryan, quality mate
  • Steve Wise 3y

    Nice one Ryan! We lost out do to clouds here
  • Doug 3y

    Excellent grab! The mutitude of visible stars is amazing and the meteor is the icing on the cake.
  • Brett Kiger 3y

    Wow, what a catch!
  • Andrew Kirby 3y

    Fantastic!! I wanted to get out to shoot the meteor shower this year but it didn't happen. There's always next year...
  • JeffSFO 3y

    Nice one, Ryan!
  • Kent Freeman 3y

    High wow factor.
  • Dan Barr 3y

    Nice! perfect location for that meteor to fall into frame. I was out in Anza borrego for the Perseids. I saw lots of meteors but didn't catch anything this spectacular.
  • Mark Walter 3y

    Great shot!!!
  • Kas van Zonneveld 3y

    Awesome shot Ryan!
  • William McIntosh 3y

    Nicely done, Ryan! So jealous as I stared at the sky quite a few times this weekend and couldn't see ANY meteors between the city lights and haze. Maybe next year I'll make it out of town enough to see a few and maybe try a shot. Nice catch!
  • Tom Bricker 3y

    Beautiful. I'd be curious to know the EXIF on this one.
  • Photogineer (Doug) 3y

    Just wish I could get a sky like this. Really nice shot Ryan.
  • Natalie Bell 3y

    Gorgeous!! I wish I could have made it out for that trip. I went up to Mt Wilson on Friday night after work, saw only a few meteors and captured none.
  • Michael Greening 3y

    Totally awesome Sauce!
  • Ryan Pastorino 3y

    Sam The orange glow is not the sunset. That is San Diego and Tijuana, 50 miles to the southwest. This was taken at 1:30am! :)

    Tom Bricker 13 seconds, f/2.8 ISO 5000

    Thanks everyone!
  • Andrew Serrano 3y

    Another great capture of the meteor shower!! Where exactly did you capture this? Man I'd love to get to experience this.
  • Med_night sky 3y

    WAW fantastic amazing very very beautiful
    Did you use eye fish
    Can you tell me about the camera and other parameters
    Thanks
  • Gina Sierra 3y

    what an incredible shot...!!!!
  • Jeremy Gillard 2y

    Awesome shot!
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Taken on August 12, 2012
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