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- Otto Posterman
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A Wintry Shower
Four Geminids flash through northern skies in this wintry night skyscape. The bright fireball and 3 fainter meteors were captured in a single 10 second exposure, near the peak of December's Geminid meteor shower
. Reflecting the fireball's greenish light
, a partially frozen Lake Edith in Alberta Canada's Jasper National Park lies in the foreground, with the Canadian Rocky Mountains ranging along the northern horizon. Of course, the glacial lake is cold even in summer. But photographer Jack Fusco reports that he experienced -9 degree C temperatures that night while enjoying
one of the most active meteor showers he's ever seen.
Nice shot. as amazing as exposure stacked digitally overlaid astro photography is, its nice to see a beautiful shot, captured in one go, as seen through the camera. thanks for posting this
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Great image from an INTREPID photog...
Imagine each and every night on Earth, say, 4 million years ago. Probably meteors galore every single night! The solar system cleaning itself up, meteor by meteor!
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heehaw wrote:Imagine each and every night on Earth, say, 4 million years ago. Probably meteors galore every single night! The solar system cleaning itself up, meteor by meteor!
years ago, I think.
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<<Edith Louisa Cavell (4 December 1865 – 12 October 1915) was a British nurse. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides without discrimination and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War, for which she was accused of treason, found guilty by a court-martial and shot by a German firing squad.
She is well known for her statement that "patriotism is not enough, I must have no hate in my heart". Her strong Anglican beliefs propelled her to help all those who needed it, both German and Allied soldiers. She was quoted as saying, "I can’t stop while there are lives to be saved." The Church of England commemorates her in its Calendar of Saints on 12 October. Mount Edith Cavell and Angel Glacier located in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada are named after Cavell.>>
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