Ed Sweeney
Image taken:
Dec. 8, 2009
Santa Cruz, CA, USA
It is still 5 days before the Geminids peak but I was seeing meteors so I set up the camera and got 2. If you follow their trails up you get the illusion that they radiate from Castor and Pollux in Gemini, making me think they are Geminids. The one on the right came down first, then 10 minutes later the one on the left. I flipped them to show how they seem to radiate from one point. Pentax K7 with Takumar 1:1.4/50 for 8 seconds at ISO 1600 pointing SE in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Gimp auto white balance and diptych editing.
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