Raining Meteors Composite

Represented By: Juan Carlos Casado


Region: Europe

Site: Tenerife - Spain

Date: 2012 December 14

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The Geminid meteor shower has been one of the best annual sky shows in the past years. The above image is a composite result of a full circle fisheye photo sequence taken during the several hours at the highest activity of the shower on the night of December 13-14, 2012. The frames with meteors are stacked to show the activity and the radiant of the shower (near the top, in Gemini). In the foreground is the Teide Observatory on the high slopes of Mount Teide, Tenerife, Canary islands. Click on the constellation icon above the image to see the constellations lines and labels. Juan Carlos Casado & Miquel Serra-Ricart, Observatorio del Teide,

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