Leonid Meteor | Karl Chulick

Karl Chulick
Location of photo
Just south of San Jose, Ca.
Date/Time of photo
Nov 18th,2001
Taken with an Olympus C-3020 camera 3X optical Zoom and 1/800 second exposure and f2.8, ISO 400
This is a zoomed in photo of a fragment just breaking off of the main meteor and just starting to flare up. This fragment has just made 2 turns around the main body. The green zone is the path ot the large body that has not heated up enough to start burning up.The photo has been enlarged to show the detail and is also showing the pixel size. I shot over 400 photos during the meteor shower and got only this one good shot. I hope you enjoy the photo.