Bright Meteor near Delphinus | Jim Keenan

Photographer
Jim Keenan
Email
jimkeenan@cox.net
Location of photo
Coachwhip Canyon, Borego Springs, CA
Date/Time of photo
June 9, 2010 2240 local
Equipment
Nikon D3, Nikon 14-24/f2.8 lens, unguided 20 second exposure.
Description
While shooting the night sky in a remote portion of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, a bright meteor was kind enough to insert itself in the frame. A partial moon lit the landscape and 25-30 knot winds blurred the desert foliage.