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LAMOST & Geminids (Photo Composite)

By: Luocheng

 

Hebei, China

2015 December 15

 

From the photographer: "During the peak of 2015 Geminid Meteor Shower most of China was cloudy. But after snow on the night of Dec 13th, Xinglong Station of NAOC (National Astronomical Observatory of China) has very clear atmospheric conditions. In the night of 14th,I saw the wonderful cosmic fireworks show in the temperature of -10C. Here are 74 meteors captured in 6 hours from midnight to 6 o'clock on Dec 15th. They are composited to one picture by the alignment of stars. At 1:29 a.m. (Beijing time),15th Dec, a jewelry blue fireball dropped In the treetops and the wall of LAMOST was lit by a dazzling fireball. The Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fibre Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST), also known as the Guo Shoujing Telescope after the 13th-century Chinese astronomer.
Equipments: Canon 6D modified, 12mm fisheye lens"
Luocheng

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