12/13 Aug 2013. Perseid watch. Clear skies for the Perseid meteor shower. This Star Trail caught approx 12 or so Perseids, although you have to look closely due to wide angle. Orange glow is City (Leicester) pollution reflecting off clouds and morning sunrise bottom right (light blue sky)
This image comprises over 2000 10s exposures taken last night/early this morning (12/13th Aug) over the skies in East Midlands (Nr Lutterworth). The 2000 images have been stacked in software to produce this composite. What you are seeing is the effect of Earths rotation over 4/5 hrs made visible by the startrail. Captured with Oly OM-D, 12mm, f2, ISO250, 10s (x2000).
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