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Object Morning Leonid

Fairly bright Leonid.

The Leonid meteor shower is produced by the earth passing through the debris of comet Temple-Tuttle. This year, the earth is passing through an area of low density, and metors are expected to peak at only 20 meteors per hour.

Scope Canon 15mm fisheye lens
Camera Canon 1D mark iv
Mount Tripod
Exposure Info one single 15 second shot
Date November 17, 2010
Copyright Photo copyright Thomas Kerns, Beluga Lake Observatory