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Fall, Not Autumn

Fall, Not Autumn

The bright light streaking across the night sky (and reflecting in the water) is a bolide - an incredibly bright meteor which has a good chance of striking the Earth.

Here is another view of the meteor taken with an All-Sky Camera from the middle of Denver, about 70 miles away. Link will navigate you away from this site. Link image/information collected by Chris Peterson: http://www.cloudbait.com/meteor/data.php?recnum=46567

Location: Foothills outside of Fort Collins, CO
Date: 2012-01-17
Camera: Canon XSi (modified)
Lens: Sigma 20mm f/1.8
Shot: Mosaic
20x1min f/4 ISO 800
Processing: Photoshop, Topaz