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Perseid Meteor Shower of 2013: Amazing Photos by Stargazers

2013 Perseid Meteors Over Lime Lake, MI

Guy Strong

Photographer Guy Strong sent in a composite image of Perseid meteors taken in Leelanau County Michigan on Lime Lake, on August 11-12, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor at Joshua Tree

Lucio Gomes

Watcher of the skies Lucio Gomes sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor streaking across the sky at Joshua Tree National Park, California, on August 11, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Photos: David Firstbrook

David Firstbrook

Stargazer David Firstbrook captured this photo of a Persed meteor on Aug. 11, 2013 from near Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. This image is one of 560 photos taken by Firstbrook, but the only one to turn out well, Firstbrook told SPACE.com. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor Over Pennsylvania

Ryan Taylor

Skywatcher Ryan Taylor of Biglerville, PA, sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor taken August 11, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteors Over Payson, Arizona

Eric Bender

Astrophotographer Eric Bender sent in a photo of 3 Perseid meteors and the Milky Way, shot near Payson, AZ. Photo submitted August 9, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor Over the Phillippines

Joanne Q. Escober

Skywatcher Joanne Q. Escober sent in a photo taken from her rooftop in Marikina City, Philippines, taken August 11, 2013 [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor and Palm Tree in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Matthew Nicholson

Vacationer Matthew Nicholson caught a Perseid meteor over a palm tree at Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands, on August 11, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor Over Maine Church

Vacationer Steven Coates caught a Perseid meteor over the Washburn-Norlands Historical Center in Livermore, Maine, on August 5, 2013.

Vacationer Steven Coates caught a Perseid meteor over the Washburn-Norlands Historical Center in Livermore, Maine, on August 5, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteors and One Other Meteor Spotted in Rhode Island

Scott MacNeill

Stargazer Scott MacNeill sent in a photo of four Perseid meteors and one stray meteor over Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, on August 11, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteors Over Washoe Valley, NV

William Berry

Night sky watcher William Berry sent in a photo of a fireball at Slide Mountain over Washoe Valley, NV. He says the image is a wide angle stack of about 1 hour, 30 second exposures, and he brightened the meteor trail a bit. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

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