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Photos: Geminid Meteor Shower of December 2011

Geminid Meteor, December 13, 2011, Photographed by Mike Hankey

Mike Hankey

Astrophotographer Mike Hankey in Freeland, MD, said: "I used a Canon 5d Mark II camera with a fisheye 15 MM 1:2.8 lens. The extra large CCD inside the mark II used with the fish eye lens allows you to capture the whole sky. This really improves your odds of catching meteors! Here’s another Geminid meteor pic which shows the field of view through this system."

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