Observation by Trevor Green: The Large Magellanic Cloud plus meteor

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Trevor Green

Observed

2020 Jun 24 - 07:00

Uploaded

2020 Jun 26 - 15:01

Objects

The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)
Meteor

Equipment
  • Canon 5D MK4 with a Tamron 15-30 F2.8 Lens @ F4 iso 1600
Exposure

60 seconds

Location

Burra, South Australia

Target name

Large Magellanic Cloud

Title

The Large Magellanic Cloud plus meteor

About this image

We have featured Trevor's images previously on PotW.  This time he has managed to capture the Large Magellanic Cloud just as a meteor streaked through the field.  Trevor reports that he was setting up about an hours drive NE of his home location in South Australia in order to photograph some star trails.  The 3.3 days old moon was behind him and nicely illuminated the cliff face, adding to the impact of this image.

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