Every year from July 23th until August 20th there's an increased chance in seeing shooting stars, around this time the Perseid Meteor shower strikes with a peak around the 12th of August. The 12th I slept through my alarm (really, fml) and the other days it was too cloudy at night to capture anything.

Tonight I tried shooting some stars, and hopefully a Perseid meteor, at the Blaarmeersen in Ghent. Since the end of the Perseid meteor shower is nearing, I was running out of time. There's a lot of light pollution in Ghent but I managed to capture one anyway. It's not super clear but you can definitely see a Perseid burning up in the atmosphere in the top left corner.

Below an enhanced & zoomed in version to make it more clear.

Bonus: Blaarmeersen beach at night.

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  • Gravatar Jan

    Mooi! Heb je dit Raw opgenomen? Ik maak wel eens foto's van de sterren vanaf mijn balkon in Gent.

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