The totally eclipsed moon with a starry background of the constellation Pisces, courtesy of a 15 second exposure at ISO 6400. Many other constellations are repesented here including Cetus, Capracorn, and Piscis Austrinus which includes the bright star Fomalhaut (bottom left). Taken from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, USA
A beautiful meteor display is put on each summer courtesy of comet Swift–Tuttle. I observed the shower from my home in the suburbs of Richmond VA and despite the moderate light pollution thoroughly enjoyed the the show.
This photography is a composite of 24 of the brightest meteors images taken during a two hour time span in the early morning hours of Aug 12, 2016. Following the direction from which meteors appear to originate shows the radiant point in the constellation Perseus for all but the one sporadic meteor (top left).
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