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Mt. Rainier Star Trails w/ Perseid Meteor | by StarmanMike
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Mt. Rainier Star Trails w/ Perseid Meteor

A time exposure of the southwest side of Mt. Rainier. I was trying to capture Perseid meteors, but got only one faint one (see note). Thanks, dshearer, for spotting that -- I missed it. I saw this meteor when it flashed and was sure it would be in the frame, but I should have stopped the exposure right away so the sky would be darker. The meteor would have shown up better then.


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CAMERA: Zeiss Super Ikonta folding 6x6

LENS: 85 mm f/2.8

FILM: Kodak Portra 800 color negative

EXPOSURE: 15 minutes @ f/2.8

SCANNED FROM: negative

DATE: 8/12/2008

FILE NUMBER: 08-7 #11

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Taken on August 12, 2008