Photo taken in Lafayette, CA. on November 19, 2002 at approx. 2:40am. Taken with a Canon Powershot A40 Digital Camera. F2.8, 15 sec. shutter, ISO 200.
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Credit: Steve Brozyna
Photo taken with a Sony Cybershot DSC-S70 digital camera in Jonesboro, GA around 4am est. 8 second exposure f/2.0.
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Credit: Stephen Holst
Photo taken in Boulder, CO.
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Credit: Simon Filiatrault
Photo taken in Bellefeuille, Quebec, Canada
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Credit: Paul Miller
Photo taken f3.5 @ 30 sec, over Santee, California (20mm lens).
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Credit: Noah Brosch
Image taken from approximately 100 intensified-video observations of Leonid meteors obtained on November 18-19, 2002 at the Wise Observatory in Israel. The camera was built by Collins Electro-Optics and combines a 50-mm f/0.95 lens with a Gen-III image.
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Credit: John Hetzler
Photo was taken in backyard in Minnetonka, MN, using the house to shield the full moon from the photograph. Minolta DiMage 7i, 5 megapixel digital camera
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Credit: John Aravosis
Photo of Venus with a Leonid meteor streaking by it from a freezing balcony at 5:51 AM EST on Nov. 19, 2002. Thirty second exposure taken with a Sony cybershot F707 digital camera.
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Credit: Jay Ouillet
Composite of 7 photos taken using Canon Eos 3, 28 mm,f:2.8 5 photos, 20 sec/each. Taken from Quebec City, between 5-5:45am.
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U.S. Air Force
Credit: U.S. Air Force
U.S. Air Force DMSP spacecraft see city lights, erupting volcanos, lighting and meteors. They also do bomb damage assessment. This image shows a Leonid meteor during the November 2002 shower. Provided by Hank Brandli.
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Credit: George Willis
Photo taken in Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California. 30 second exposure at f2.8, using Fuji Superia X-tra 800 film. The camera was piggybacked onto an 8" Meade telescope with a clock drive to correct for the spin of the earth.
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Credit: Frankie Lucena
Photo was a lucky shot because I was photographing the smoke trail of a very bright Leonid and two more Leonids decided to joined in. The one right below the smoke trail resembles a tribal spear. Canon AE-1 with 50mm lens at f/1.8 for 30secs on kodak Max
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Credit: Dean Salman
CCD image of the Beehive Cluster, also known as Messier 44, was taken by Dean Salman in the Coronado National forest near Rincon Peak northwest of Benson, AZ. 4-inch refractor and a ST-10 XME CCD camera were used to take this 10 minute exposure of M44. Du
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Credit: Bill Hall
Photo was taken with a Minolta Dimage 7i digital camera. I used a home made automatic shutter release to take 30 second time exposures all night long. The camera was set to ISO 200, F2.8, with the lens zoomed to 28mm (35mm equivalent). This picture was ta
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Credit: Alejandro Bascolo
Photo taken in Glen Rose, TX. Camera: Pentax P30T - 28 mm - f 3.5 - 11 sec. (for the three sets).
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