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Eliot Herman
Tucson, AZ
04:55 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon D810
8.0 mm f/3.5

Image Details:

Daytime Sextantid (DSX) Earthgrazing meteor at 4:55 am in Tucson AZ

Captured under waning Harvest Moon two days after full moon.

One of a number of dominantly daytime meteor showers that can sometimes be observed immediately before twilight of sunrise as was this one. With the rising radiant, this can produce an Earthgrazing meteor.

Read about Earthgrazers here: