Regions:  

 

Meteor Persistent Trains

By: Christoph Malin & Stephane Guisard

 

Region: Americas

Site: Atacama Desert - Chile

Date: 2011-2012

This timelapse video clip displays a collection of bright meteors and their persistent trains in the atmosphere captured over Atacama Desert in Chile and La Palma, Canary Islands. Meteor persistent train is a glowing ionized atoms because of the meteoroid encounter with the upper atmosphere. The faint smog-like cloud expands and moves away during the several minutes of continuous shots because of high altitude winds. Christoph Malin & Stephane Guisard

All TWAN photos and videos are copyrighted

Share this page:  twanight.org?id=3003999

(0)

 

 

Home  |  Galleries  |  About TWAN  |  Contact Us  |  Photo Policy