Glowing brightly in colours – a Perseid meteor.

Maria Dimitrova
Location of photo
The outskirts of Sofia, Bulgaria (42°56' N, 23°05' E)
Date/Time of photo
12 Aug 2014, 23:15 (GMT+2, DST)
Canon 60D equipped with Canon EF 50 mm f/1.8 lens. Single 5-second exposure at f/1.8, ISO 1600.
A beautiful specimen of one of the most spectacular annual celestial events came into view of my camera. The nearly full Moon turned out incapable of outshining the elusive brightly-coloured remains of this Perseid meteor.