Perseid Meteor Shower | Moses Images

Its nearly mid-August so it is once again time to get outside and watch for Perseid meteors. For 2015 we were blessed with a nearly new moon so no moonlight to wash out meteor viewing. Due to the weather forecasts I went out with a friend the day before the peak to watch and photograph the meteor display. Saw quite a few meteors and several really bright ones. These two photo are two of the Perseids that I ended up capturing. The one on top was selected as image of the day at for August 13th as space.com

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An additional bonus this time of year with no moonlight was an excellent view of the Milky Way stretching overhead.

Milky Way over Davidson Windmill

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