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It finally cleared up in Summit County last night, so I headed up to the top of Loveland Pass, CO (11,990' MSL) to try and catch the end of the annual Perseid meteor shower. Below is one image from the set, showing the International Space Station passing into the earth's shadow, as well as the Envisat satellite flaring at top left center. It was my first time shooting at night with the 5D MkIII, and I'm quite happy with the results, especially given the rather 'slow' lens used (EF 16-35/2.8L II).
If you want to see additional images and a time-lapse video of the ISS traversing low over the horizon, check out the full blog post:
ISS and Envisat with Milky Way Galaxy, Loveland Pass, CO 8/12/12
Canon EOS 5D Mark III EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM lens 16mm f/2.8 30s 3200 ISO 0.0 EV