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VLA by Moonlight with Geminid Meteor #2.jpg
One of the 27 antennas of the Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope complex (with others in the distance at lower right) illuminated by moonlight, on December 13, 2013, peak night for the Geminid meteor shower. A single Geminid is right of the antenna at centre frame. This is one frame of 325 shot this night for a time-lapse movie and in hopes of catching more and brighter meteors. Clouds thwarted the plans. Shot from Highway 52 with the VLA in the B configuration so that dishes were spread out and were crossing the highways. This is a single 32-second exposure with the Rokinon 14mm lens at f/2.8 and Canon 5D MkII at ISO 800. Orion is right of centre.