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Thomas Hollowell
Boulder, CO, USA
04/22/2020
04:45 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon Z6, 4sec, ISO 8000, f/4

Post-processing Details:

The background image is a 3 frames averaged from the middle 30 minutes of shooting. The 6 meteors shown were captured from this same pose and timeframe, then selectively added over the background with vibrance and brightness increased.

Image Details:

The Lyrid meteor shower put on a little show in the half hour before astronomical twilight began on the morning of April 22 in Colorado. The six meteors in this frame were stacked in photoshop on a set of three background frames, averaged for noise.