Composite of 2010 Perseid Meteors

     

Composite of 2010 Perseid Meteors

This image shows two composite views taken on the night of Aug. 11, 2010. The image on the left shows a collection of observations taken from 42 single station events over Huntsville, Ala. The image on the right shows a composite view from 39 single station events over Chickamauga, Ga. 

Image credit: NASA/MSFC/D. Moser, NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office

Image Number: WEB11969-2011
Credit: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection
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