19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Perseid Meteor Streaks the Milky Way

A composite of a photo of a Perseid meteor streaking through the Milky Way and a photo of a foreground taken in Joshua Tree National Park. The two photos were taken just several hours apart.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Joshua Tree, ca, United States of America
Copyright: © Stan Maupin