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Photographer:

John Laird

Email:

lairjo1960@yahoo.com

Location of Photo:

Onyx Summit, Big Bear, California, USA

Date/Time of photo:

Sept. 1, 2007, 4:15 a.m.

Equipment:

Canon 10D on tripod, 17 - 35mm lense at 17mm, f2.8 aperature, 20 sec. exposure, iso 800

Description:

I observed the Aurigid Shower last night at Onyx Summit above Big Bear, off Hwy. 38. Caught this meteor going just below the constellation Orion. I observed for a couple of hours. During the best hour from about 4 to 5 a.m. we saw about 35 meteors with a couple of outbursts of 4 to 5 a minute. It was short, but awesome.

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