Real(Mislabeled) - This is not a picture of the 1833 Perseid Meteor Shower. - This is a famous depiction(cropped from the original) of the 1833 Leonid Meteor Storm, produced in 1889 for the Seventh-day Adventist book Bible Readings for the Home Circle
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 shortlist - in pictures
Flash Point Brad Goldpaint (USA) The Perseid Meteor Shower shoots across the sky in the early hours of 13 August, 2015, appearing to cascade from Mount Shasta in California, USA. The composite image features roughly 65 meteors captured by the photographer between 12:30am and 4:30am. Photograph: Brad Goldpaint/Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016/National Maritime Museum
NAAS Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 September 5 Spiral Meteor through the Heart Nebula What is this meteor doing? Dynamically, the unusually short and asymmetric train may indicate that the sand-sized grain at the center of the glow is momentarily...