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2016 Perseid over Sunset Crater

A brilliant Perseid meteor streaks along the Summer Milky Way as seen from Cinder Hills Overlook at Sunset Crater National Monument—12 August 2016 2:40 AM (0940 UT). It left a glowing train that obvious visually for about 30 seconds. The camera continued to capture a twisting smoke trail that drifted southward over the course of about 45 minutes.

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