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Do Not Look Into The Eye of the Idol!

Every time I shoot a star trail towards the North Star, I'm reminded of Sallah's warning at the beginning of the Indiana Jones ride in Disneyland. It seems that, if I stare at this long enough, I begin to fall down some sort of galactic rabbit hole.

The careful observer will notice the solitary meteor that streaked across the composition of frames that it took to make this image. We were in the west desert of Utah, trying to shoot the Perseid Meteor Shower, and we were rewarded instead with horse sized mosquitoes, and a single meteor that streaked across my camera's field of view during the 45 minutes that it was taking images. Maybe next year will be better...

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