Meteor over Sharbot Lake | William McMullen

William McMullen
Location of photo
Sharbot Lake, Ontario, Canada
Date/Time of photo
September 12, 2009 @ 10:00pm
Canon Rebel XT with Sigma 17-70 @ 17mm, F2.8, ISO 800, 30 seconds, Sherpa Tripod. I used a low power flashlight to "paint" the dock.
While photographing summer skyscapes, a very bright meteor appeared near the horizon. It was short lived but extremely intense.
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