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#3109645 - 08/05/13 10:59 AM
Perseid Meteor Shower - added shots
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I was up at Lake Vermilion this past weekend and couldn't resist shooting the start of the Perseid Meteor Shower. Should reach peak rates between August 10 – 13, but they’re visible throughout most of August. I was happy to see most of my shots had meteors in them even though I may not have seen them when shooting. The moon is waning so the stars are bright!

I plan on hitting the peak showers, should be fun!

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#5 In the larger version of this I counted at least 5 meteors!



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#3109800 - 08/05/13 07:04 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: Dbl]
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cool! we were just at lambs for 3 days. the night stars were fantastic and saw some dandy shooters.

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#3109809 - 08/05/13 07:11 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: eyeguy 54]
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Cool, we saw several on our way to Columbus, OH last night.

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#3110084 - 08/06/13 12:16 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: yakfisher]
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Thanks guys! Should be a lot to view over the next two weeks.
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#3110097 - 08/06/13 12:46 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: Dbl]
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Nice pictures, thanks!
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#3110279 - 08/06/13 10:09 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: pikeguy2003]
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Cool shots! I was out in the boat till about 1am this morning, saw some cool trails while waiting for the fish to bite. This dark phase of the moon makes for some good viewing.

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#3111351 - 08/09/13 11:36 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: Dbl]
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Great captures Dan!
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#3111366 - 08/10/13 02:47 AM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: Canon Guy]
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They must be linked in from another site, all I can see are little red X's

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#3112762 - 08/14/13 12:56 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: skee0025]
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Dan, what were your settings? Lens? ISO? Aperature? Time?
we were out at the Buffalo River Science Center, Monday night and did ok after the Astronomy Proffesor shut down all the lights to use the big telescope but some of them were the best quality.

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#3112768 - 08/14/13 01:21 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: Paul]
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Paul, all the EXIF data is intact if you have an EXIF viewer installed in your browser. I use EXIF Viewer, a free add on for Firefox, not sure about other browsers.

The basic settings were 20 - 30 second exposures, ISO 6400, f4.0. Fairly standard for me for star shooting. If you don't want as much Milky way or other stars you can just lower your ISO to get the look you want. Lowering ISO lowers the amount of ambient light you will get in your shot.

Here are a couple more from last weekend.







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#3112926 - 08/14/13 09:36 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: Dbl]
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Superb Dan!
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#3113210 - 08/15/13 05:06 PM
Re: Perseid Meteor Shower [Re: Canon Guy]
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Nice! I went out on the 12th and pretty slow here. Mostly satellite pics for me. Saw a few nice ones but not in the spot I was aimed at.

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