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Kathie O'Donnell
Rapid City, SD, USA
01/03/2021
05:35 am

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Nikon D750, ISO 400, f8, 15 sec., 14 mm

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minor exposure adjustments

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Woke up around 4 a.m. and decided to check for Quadrantids after having been totally clouded out for the December Geminids. Observed at least 35 meteors from 4 a.m. (MT) to 6:30 a.m. This meteor arrived just as the ISS passed overhead!

The bright object is the street light that interferes with all my in town sky-watching pictures. The moon was still up behind the camera, but my house sorta blocks it. The meteors were very consistently showing up between Cassiopeia and the Big Dipper. I was so happy to see them!