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Peter Forister
Gordonsville, VA, USA
11/10/2021
09:07 pm

Equipment Details:

Canon Rebel t6, Rokinon 16mm f/2 lens

Post-processing Details:

Stacked frames in Photoshop, and color adjusted in Lightroom

Image Details:

I captured this fireball meteor while photographing the SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-3 launch in Central Virginia. My camera was taking long exposure shots, and the fireball occurred seconds after the rocket passed by! The streak in the middle of the image is the long exposure of the Falcon 9's second stage. The fireball was visible to many people in Virginia and North Carolina, and I was exceptionally fortunate to have it right in the middle of my frame.