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.…Read More »
The camera was built by Collins Electro-Optics and combines a 50-mm f/0.95 lens with a Gen-III image. Less «
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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…Read More »
meteor during the November 2002 shower. Provided by Hank Brandli. Less «
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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…Read More »
onto an 8" Meade telescope with a clock drive to correct for the spin of the earth. Less «
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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…Read More »
the smoke trail resembles a tribal spear. Canon AE-1 with 50mm lens at f/1.8 for 30secs on kodak Max Less «
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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,…Read More »
AZ. 4-inch refractor and a ST-10 XME CCD camera were used to take this 10 minute exposure of M44. Du Less «
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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.…Read More »
The camera was set to ISO 200, F2.8, with the lens zoomed to 28mm (35mm equivalent). This picture was ta Less «
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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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Tariq joined Purch's Space.com team in 2001 as a staff writer, and later editor, covering human spaceflight, exploration and space science. He became Space.com's Managing Editor in 2009. Before joining Space.com, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times. He is also an Eagle Scout (yes, he has the Space Exploration merit badge) and went to Space Camp four times as a kid and a fifth time as an adult. He has journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and New York University. To see his latest project, you can follow Tariq on Google+, Twitter and on Facebook.