Perseids Meteor Shower, McCall, Idaho

Up early this morning to shoot the Perseids meteor shower.  Turns out it is challenging to capture the little basterds!  Look closely!

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A good part of the challenge for this year’s shower was that a fairly bright moon was up all night.  There was only about 10 minutes between moonset and the astronomical twilight, a period of maximum darkness.

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I had a lot of photos like this, an empty net!

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Notice the airplane moving above the mountains.

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