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The Perseids: Aug. 6-13, 2007
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  Summary: The 2007 Perseid meteor shower peaked on August 12th and 13th. With no moon to spoil the show, it was one of the best displays in years. [full story] [sky map]
  Photographer, Location Images Comments

Thad V'Soske,
Grand Valley, Colorado USA.
Aug. 13, 2007
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This bright Perseid competed with pre-dawn twilight as the meteor zipped along the Milky Way towards the bright star Altair.

Photo details: Canon 20D, ISO3200, 45-sec, 5:05am.

Yaron Eini,
Desert, Israel.
Aug. 13, 2007
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A bright Perseid in the sky and a group of astronomy fans camping and observing the shower.

Photo details: Nikon N90. Fuji 800 ASA

Pete Lawrence,
Selsey, West Sussex, UK (in the garden of british amateur astronomer Sir Patrick Moore)
Aug. 12, 2007

This is not a Perseid: Lots of photos taken on the night of Perseid maximum and many still to be examined. However, one really stands out with a lovely fireball captured to the east of the Summer Triangle asterism. This isn't a Perseid and, from it's direction is probably a Kappa Cygnid fireball.

Stuart Holmes,
Lake District in England
Aug. 12, 2007
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Waiting for a gap in the clouds to watch the meteors. Unfortunately none were captured in camera.

Domenico Licchelli,
Gagliano del Capo, Italy
Aug. 12, 2007
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Two bright Perseids with M31 and the double cluster of Perseus in the same frame.

Photo details: Canon 350D, 28mm f/2.8 30 sec. 800 ASA

Tony Wilder,
Chippewa Falls, WI
Aug. 12, 2007

I can't seem to stay patient enough tonight to stay in one section of sky to capture the real pretty fireballs, but I was able to grab these faint meteors Sunday evening over Chippewa Falls, WI.

Photo details: CANON 30D, 30 seconds f2.8 ISO 1250

Amir Hossein Abolfath,
Tehran, Iran
Aug. 13, 2007
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Photo details: Canon EOS 30D, 15mm fisheye lens

Paul Evans,
Larne, Northern Ireland
Aug. 13, 2007
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As the Sun went down the clouds began to clear and we got over 2 hours of good observing during which time we saw about 20 meteors, some of whch were mag -2 or more - at least a couple left smoke trails. This is one of three I caught on camera.

Photo details: Minolta Dynax 5D, 28mm lens, 25 secs f2.8 ISO 800

more images (Aug. 13): from Jim Tegerdine of Marysville, Washington; from Rick Snider of Winchester California; from Dick Lowthian of Oxford, Michigan; from Anthony Arrigo of Park City, Utah; from Darrell Oake of Oakfield Park, Nova Scotia; from Doug Murray of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; from Günther Strauch of Borken, NRW, Germany; from Sheri Barrington of Weymouth, Dorset; from David Haworth at the Mt Bachelor Star Party, Oregon; from Patrick LaFreniere of Madison, NH; from George Varros of Mount Airy, Maryland;

more images (Aug. 12): from Martin Adamovsky of Bazantnice, Czech Republic