A Cape Town tagged image from photographer – geohiker_za as published on Flickr.
Image by geohiker_za
It’s the annual Geminids meteor shower this weekend – the most spectacular shower of the year – peaking on Friday and Saturday evening. I’m heading off to the dark skies of the Cederberg to observe the event all weekend, last night I practised my astrophotography skills in preparation.
The star cluster in the center of this photo is the Pleiades, and to their right you can see the triangular shape of Taurus (The Bull)’s head.