Perseid Meteor

227 images taken during the night of the Perse...

227 images taken during the night of the Perseid Meteor Shower, combined in to one image, using the free startrails.exe. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Amid the din of the political arena, this photo-blogger took time to memorial the Perseid Meteor Shower with some awesome photos.

A Photoblog By Jay J. Manalo

Over the weekend, the annual Perseid Meteor Shower took place. I’m located in the San Francisco Bay Area, so it’s hard to get away from all the light pollution. I thought for hours of where I could go watch the amazing event. This year was the first year that I decided I would try to find the darkest environment in my town after being inspired by the night sky I saw 2 years ago in Alaska. I took a gamble with a local regional park a few miles away from where I lived. To be honest, it wasn’t too bad.

As the night progressed, it suddenly got darker and the stars were a lot more visible. Falling meteors where everywhere along the sky, but they were so spontaneous that it was difficult to shoot and impossible to predict. Not only that, but they were amazingly fast and faint that my…

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