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Photographer Captures Shooting Star Exploding in Front of a Comet

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Montreal-based photographer François Guinaudeau went out a couple of nights ago to shoot Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner during the Perseid meteor shower. As he was capturing photos of the comet for stacking, a shooting star flew into the frame and exploded near the comet. Above is one of the photos that resulted.
“While video and VFX make my living, I am a passionate photographer and I recently decided to dive in a really special kind of photography: Deep Sky Object photography,” Guinaudeau tells PetaPixel.
That night, Guinaudeau drove three hours with some friends to the Mont Mégantic...
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