Shooting Star of Cartagena
A bright meteor streaks the sky above La Bateria de Castillitos, a Spanish coastal fortress at Cape Tiñoso, near Cartagena, southeast Spain. Stars of Orion appear on the left rising above light dome of the nearby city.
Click on the second photo to see a panoramic view of the fortress at night. From the photographer: “These fortifications were constructed between 1926 and 1933 as a part of a sophisticated defense network to protect Cartagena and its important military arsenal.” © Gernot Meiser