Flash Meteor in the Milky Way

By: Oshin D. Zakarian


Region: Middle East

Site: Shahrud - Iran

Date: March 2010

A bright flashing meteor is captured in this minute-long exposure using a tracking drive. The Milky Way in constellation Cygnus and bright star Deneb is visible on the right of the meteor while Vega, another bright star of the Summer Triangle, is at top. Oshin Zakarian/

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