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When we observed the Perseids meteor shower 12 August 2016 my girlfriend Gunilla managed to shoot a great smoker. She uses a Canon EOS M with a 22mm f2.0 lens wide open mounted on a tripod.

You can see the GIF animation here:

http://astrofriend.eu/astronomy/my-astronomy-photo/meteor-shower/perseids-2016.html

There is also a full HD animation link at the end of the text.

Really nice and I didn't know the smoke can last for almost ten minutes.

Lars and Gunilla from Sweden

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Hi Dave,

My girlfriend will be very proud now :-)

Don't know what's going on, but this weekend we saw an another bolid with very strong smoke that lasted for long time. No photo of it, but it could maybe be this one (sorry, only in Swedish): http://www.astb.se/cassiopeiabloggen/

Haven't got the time when he caught it yet. Our was 23:52 local time or in UT 21:52. Stockholm in Sweden.

Thanks for the comment!

Lars and Gunilla

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