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Nohrmal is the Jan13 Bright Challenge Winner!
      #5656107 - 02/01/13 10:51 AM

Who has brought us the best image of the Quadrantid Meteor Shower, or any other recent meteor shower like the upcoming Geminids which peaks on the night of December 13th? Vote for your favorite from the following entries:

ldesign1



Here's my contribution. I managed to capture two meteors in this part of the sky facing the constellation Gemini.

Geminids Meteor Shower - 2012

Camera: Canon EOS 30D
Optics: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Lens @ 24mm
Frames: 64x30s @ ISO 800 (In-Camera Calibration)
Temperature: 27º F
Time: 5:14 a.m.
Software: DeepSkyStacker, Photoshop CS5

Be sure to check out the higher resolution Geminids Meteor Shower - 2012 on Astrobin to see the annotations. Click on the image to see it at full screen size.



Nohrmal



Got lucky and caught one meteor despite the clouds. The meteor is in Monoceros, Sirius & Canis Major are to the right.

Geminids - December 11th 2012 in Texas

Equipment: Canon Rebel 1000D & 18-55mm lens on tripod
EXIF: 18mm, 20s, F3.5, ISO 1600
Software: Lightroom

1920x1080 link



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Which image wins?
Users may choose only one (17 total votes)
ldesign1
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7 41%
Nohrmal
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10 58%


Edited by Charlie Hein (02/10/13 06:52 AM)


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Re: Nohrmal is the Jan13 Bright Challenge Winner! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5671888 - 02/10/13 06:53 AM

Nohrmal is the Jan13 Bright Challenge Winner! Please let us know what the March Bright Challenge target will be as soon as you can!

Charlie


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Re: Nohrmal is the Jan13 Bright Challenge Winner! new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5673429 - 02/11/13 01:56 AM

Cool, thanks!

How about Comet PANSTARRS? Hopefully it puts on a good show in March.


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Re: Nohrmal is the Jan13 Bright Challenge Winner! new [Re: Nohrmal]
      #5673449 - 02/11/13 03:05 AM

Great job Nohrmal!

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