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H-alpha Perseid passing through North America Nebula

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There's something you don't see every day.  I was collecting Ha with my Zuiko 50mm/Atik460 combo tonight, and this appeared on one of the 600s sub-exposures. I didn't see it, but it must have been bright - and presumably have a bit of ionised hydrogen about it (from the meteor and/or the atmosphere).

This is the stacked frame with the meteor frame integrated on the stack.

 

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I got 9 x 600s OIII on this last night, under very adverse moon conditions, but fancied a bit of colour - so here it is.

 

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