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    Posted August 17, 2010 by
    Seattle, Washington
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    Perseid meteor shower

    Perseids Meteor on Mount Rainier


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     siddsaha shot still images at 15-second intervals from his vantage point at Mount Ranier National Park. The shots create the illusion that the meteors are striking Mount Ranier.
    - nsaidi, CNN iReport producer

    A short timelapse video of stars and the Milky Way moving across the sky, climbers trying to summit Mount Rainier, and a giant Perseids meteor appearing to hit Mount Rainier with aftereffects of a swirling smoke trail.


    For a high-def 1080p version, please go to Vimeo - Perseids on Rainier

    A high res still of the impact is here

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