2010 Perseid Meteor Shower Over Jackson Hole, Wyoming

August 15, 2010
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Meteors from the Perseid Meteor Shower of 2010 streak across the night sky above Jackson Hole and the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming. (Mike Cavaroc)
Perseid Meteors streak across the Milky Way Galaxy above Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The Perseid Meteor Shower put on a great show this year! A couple of nights before the peak, I went out to Shadow Mountain in Bridger-Teton National Forest to watch the show. I was surprised by the amount of light pollution coming from Jackson, but it luckily didn’t deter from a beautifully dark sky farther north. I was able to catch two meteors in this particular shot. One is visible streaking across the Milky Way Galaxy, another, a little more faint, is just beneath that almost perpendicular to it.

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