Composite of 2010 Perseid Meteors
The 2010 Perseid meteor shower is lighting up the August skies. This image shows two composite views taken on the night of Aug. 11, 2010. The image on the left shows a collection of observations taken from 42 single station events over Huntsville, Ala. The image on the right shows a composite view from 39 single station events over Chickamauga, Ga.
Image credit: NASA/MSFC/D. Moser, NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office