Leonid Meteor in Orion


November 18, 2001, 1:49 a.m., near Florence, Arizona

I captured this meteor as it streaked across the familiar constellation of Orion.

Date: November 18, 2001
Time: 1:49am MST
Location: Near Florence, Arizona
Film: Kodak Ektachrome P1600
Camera: Olympus OM-1 on homemade tracking mount
Focal length: 21mm
Aperture: f/2.8
Exposure time: 9 minutes
Scanned using Nikon Coolscan LS-10E (cropped)

Revised: November 19, 2001
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