Fine Art Images from the American Southwest

Tag: Night Sky

Perseid Meteor Shower, Milky Way

Perseid Meteor Shower, Milky Way. Well, one meteor on this particular night and we only saw five all told. I had used Mars to set the camera focus point when this resulting image occurred. The fireball at the lower end combines with Mars for an obliterating effect in its termination. The streak above to the right is caused by the flashing lights of an airplane. I had meant to post this image a few days ago after it happened. My apologies. Thanks for looking. G

Perseid Meteor Shower and Milky Way

Here’s another image from August 13, 2016.


Landscape Of The Night, March Blue Moon

Landscape of the night. On March 31st, the full blue moon rose over the Sangre de Cristo mountains, the backdrop to our village of San Cristobal, NM. I love that we can step outside on any evening, look up to the sky and gaze on the shifting landscape of the night. Thanks for looking. G

March Blue Moon, San Cristobal, NM