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Uploaded 17-Dec-14
Taken 14-Dec-14
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Photo Info

Dimensions2000 x 1333
Original file size1.2 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken15-Dec-14 06:32
Date modified17-Dec-14 18:17
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 6D
Focal length50 mm
Max lens aperturef/1.4
Exposure120s at f/2.8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.0
ISO speedISO 320
Metering modePattern
Meteor smoke plume starting

Meteor smoke plume starting

I got lucky during the Geminid meteor shower this year and managed to capture part of a very bright track and smoke plume near the Orion Constellation. This image shows smoke plume 6 min after the flash.
There is a video of the complete event at

2014-12-14 in my backyard, Victoria BC.
Conditions - clear and 7 deg C with no wind.
Canon 6D (modified) with 50 mm Sigma f/1.4 A lens on iOptron skytracker,
Exposure - 120 sec at f/2.8 and ISO 320
Processing in ACR and Photoshop