Camera: Nikon D7100
Lens: Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.8-4.5 ED
Focal Length: 10mm
How I Got This Shot: The Ursids came at a perfect time this year – clear, not to cold, and a less than half moon in the southern sky. As the Ursids radiant point is the North Star (Ursa Minor) I thought I could point the camera northward and not have too much interference from the moonlight. I chose Graveyard Fields because it offers a great N-NW view and the ridge-lines (Graveyard and Ivestor) offer a good foreground. I got really lucky and caught this fireball just after 4AM shooting towards Black Balsam.
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