Nantucket Nights, The Milky Way, and Shooting Stars

Amazing show in the skies the last three nights for Swift-Tuttle’s magnificent tail: the Perseid meteor shower. With skies so clear, the brightest Milky Way I have ever seen, about 12-18 meteors/hour, and winds quiet enough to make the whole show reflect perfectly in the surface of the normally choppy Sesachacha Pond…I am happy to be exhausted from the missed hours of sleep.



4 Responses to “Nantucket Nights, The Milky Way, and Shooting Stars”

  1. Kelly Says:

    Thes are BRILILANT! I especially love the last shot with the water reflection and the windmill. Fabulous.

  2. Greg Says:

    Thanks! It was an AMAZING night.

  3. Leah W. Says:

    Hi Greg! I saw your posts over at DGrin and followed your link back here. What a treat your blog is! It is a delight and these night-sky images are supreme. Well done, both with the photography and the blog…..

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