Night sky watcher William Berry sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor at Slide Mountain over Washoe Valley, NV. He says the image is a wide angle stack of about 1 hour, 30 second exposures, and he brightened the meteor trail a bit.

Night sky watcher William Berry sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor at Slide Mountain over Washoe Valley, NV. He says the image is a wide angle stack of about 1 hour, 30 second exposures, and he brightened the meteor trail a bit.

What a beautiful perspective of the Perseid meteor shower! via kottke.org

The sky is falling "Snowy Range Perseid Meteor Shower" by David Kingham of the U. was "highly commended" in the Earth and Space category. Kingham combines 23 individual stills to convey the excitement and dynamism of August's Perseid meteor shower.

The famous Leonid meteor shower peaks between midnight and dawn on November

"Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars and see yourself running with them." ~Marcus Aurelius

Amazing Startrails Bursting in the Night Sky, by Lincoln Harrison. Photographer Lincoln Harrison continues to amaze us with his extensive collection of surreal Startrails.

Taken during the 2015 Perseid meteor shower in August - at Mount Rainier National Park - by Matt Dieterich.  He calls the photo 'Skyfall.'

EarthSky’s meteor shower guide for 2016 - Taken during the 2015 Perseid meteor shower in August - at Mount Rainier National Park - by Matt Dieterich. He calls the photo 'Skyfall.

The Perseid Meteor Shower will peak Sunday night, Aug. 11, in the Northern Hemisphere. Meteor watching is an awe-inspiring family activity.

Perseid Meteor Shower Will Light Up the Night Sky This Weekend

The Perseid Meteor Shower will peak Sunday night, Aug. in the Northern Hemisphere. Meteor watching is an awe-inspiring family activity.

Meteor Shower Colors

'The King of Meteor Showers': Brightly Colored Geminids Streaked Across Night Sky This Weekend

Spectacular view of the Orionid meteor shower over Middle Falls outside the city of McCloud, Calif., near Mount Shasta showing many meteors streaking through the Milky Way galaxy over the lighted falls. (Image Credit:  Brad Goldpaint of Goldpaint Photography)

Orionid meteor shower over Middle Falls, McCloud, California, USA. Brad Goldpaint of Goldpaint Photography

Meteor shower time lapse over "Garden of the Gods" Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Meteor shower over Pikes Peak, Colorado I know it isn't a sun or moon.but it is an incredible photo and I live 50 miles from Pikes Peak. Have never seen a photo like this before. Love it.

Real(Mislabeled) - This is not a picture of the 1833 Perseid Meteor Shower. - This is a famous depiction(cropped from the original) of the 1833 Leonid Meteor Storm, produced in 1889 for the Seventh-day Adventist book Bible Readings for the Home Circle

Inspiring picture black and white, drawing, illustration, meteorshower, sky. Find the picture to your taste!

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH YOUR FIRST METEOR SHOWER

An easy and straightforward job for beginners, photographing a meteor shower requires the most basic photography equipment, and some patience.

Meteor showers, eclipses, etc. in 2017- infographic

épinglé par Astronomical Events Check out our calendar of some of astronomical events for sky watchers. Most of these natural occurrences can be observed with the naked eye but use a pair of binoculars or a telescope for best viewing.

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