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Kent and Carolyn Carlson
Trail Ridge Road, Ute Trail, RMNP (11,500 FASL)
01:30 am

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Canon 5d MkII, 17-40mm

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as per

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This photo was taken around 1:30AM just off Ute Trail, on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. Carolyn and I drove up to Trail Ridge to catch a blustery, cloudy sunset and to watch for Delta Aquarid meteors. Fast-moving clouds poured in for the majority of the evening, but a few openings revealed the Milky Way and a lone intruding Delta in our timelapse (see Fortunately, a handful of other big, blue-streaked Deltas were seen in other parts of the cloudless sky.