I went up to Blanton Heights last night about 1130 and set up the camera with the intent of photographing the Delta Aquarid meteor shower.  The information I got was that last night was to be the peak of the display.  Alas I waited for about 3 hours with nary a meteor in site.  They did say that it would be better in the southern hemisphere but still I really thought there would be some.  I ended up taking a few shots of the Milky Way over the hills and while it is not blazing like it is in the high mountains it still nicely filled the night sky.  Home by 0300.

Next month is the Perseid Meteor shower and I intend to be up on Old Mckenzie Pass for that one.

Be sure to click for a larger view.

 

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