A Perseid Meteor over Mount Hood

A Perseid Meteor over Mount Hood

A Perseid Meteor over Mount Hood at Trillium Lake. This is a 30 minute exposure.

Gary Randall photographer

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Suzan says ... on Sunday, Aug 7 at 2:08 PM

Beautiful snapshot! I just want to know though...what am I seeing? What is the bright light in the middle of Hood? And which one is the Perseid? Aren't those just stars out there? Awesome photo though.

debbie says ... on Sunday, Aug 7 at 4:59 PM

Way awesome! My photography teacher showed us how to do that! Your patience was GREATLY rewarded!! I love it!!

rowdey says ... on Sunday, Aug 7 at 5:55 PM

Thank you Debbie. :)

rowdey says ... on Sunday, Aug 7 at 5:58 PM

Suzan - The lights on Mount Hood are Timberline Lodge. They're being defused as they shine through a cloud bank in front of the mountain. The meteor is the small streak to the right of the summit. The others are star trails. :)

badger says ... on Sunday, Aug 7 at 7:08 PM

fantastic photo! Keep 'em coming!

Admirer says ... on Sunday, Aug 7 at 11:56 PM

WOW!!! Very cool!

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