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Flying and Falling Objects in August Night Sky

By Artborghi @artborghi

Around 300 pictures were shot tonight for a total of 120 minutes. Falling stars (Perseids), airplanes (dotted lines) and satellites (thin white segmented lines) fly across the sky. Can you distinguish them? Click to enlarge

full300 artborghi

Below, at least 10 falling stars are present in this hi-res composite image of only 10 shots (airplanes almost excluded): can you find them? Click the picture to enlarge it (takes some time to download it, it is big), then click on the magnifying lens to zoom in!

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Finally, a single shot of the brightest falling star tonight. On its left, the galaxy of Andromeda, click to enlarge

artborghi perseids 2015

Pictures shot with D800 on a tripod mounting a 16-35 mm f/4 – ISO 1200-2000, exposure time 25 secs.


Filed under: astrophotography, photography of motion, photography of night Tagged: d800 shooting perseids, dslr shooting stars, night sky d800, perseids august 2015, perseids d800, perseids zurich
Flying and falling objects in August night sky
Flying and falling objects in August night sky
Flying and falling objects in August night sky
Flying and falling objects in August night sky
Flying and falling objects in August night sky

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