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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Unexpected meteors

This is the Milkyway and several meteors being framed through two tree branches at Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii. The keck laser from the observatory is seen shooting into the galactic center of the Milkyway.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Hilo, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Chuen Ho Shek