Aurora and a Piece of Halley

By: Yuichi Takasaka


Region: Americas

Site: British Columbia - Canada

Date: 2013 May 6

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In this morning hours of early May in Canada, a meteor of the the Eta Aquariid meteor shower streak the area of constellation Andromeda. The neighboring large Andromeda Galaxy, M31, is visible to the upper left of the meteor. The northern lights and the Milky Way in Cassiopeia and Perseus fills the rest of the view. The Eta Aquariid shower is associated with Halley's Comet. Click on the constellation icon above the image to see another meteor of the shower captured during the mornign twilight. Yuichi Takasaka,

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