Perseids Meteor Shower 2016

Location: Mt. Pinos - Frazier Park, CA

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Here's a quick post on current events in astronomy, the Perseids Meteor Shower has been going on for the past few days, reaching its peak the other night. In this composite above, I've put the 14 meteors I caught into one photo-frame.

Check out my timelapse below of the full 3 and a half hours I had my camera snapping away:

Using a Canon 6D camera, with a 14mm lens, plus tripod and remote trigger, my settings for each shot were at F2.8 / ISO 6400 / 15 seconds. The Lapse is about 514 images - each flare that comes up is someone leaving in a car from the parking lot. I really liked this one flare because it looked like a stargate or something, would make a cool album cover I think:

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For more info on where to watch meteor showers or to find the best dark sky area in your location to see the Milky Way, check out this post I did on finding dark skies RIGHT HERE