Time Lapse Video of Perseid Meteor Shower Over Joshua Tree National Park

If you missed the Perseid meteor shower a couple weeks back, not to worry. Check out this beautiful time-lapse video of the night skies over Joshua Tree National Park. And for a real treat, be sure to hit the “HD” button on the media player below and then put the video in full screen mode by clicking the four-way arrow icon to the right of the HD button. (Depending on the speed of your internet connection, you may need to pause the video in HD mode for a brief time to let it load.)

Perseid Meteor Shower; August 12-15, 2010 (Video length: 1:05)

This time-lapse was shot over a period of three days by Henry Jun Wah Lee using a 5D Mk II camera at 6400 ISO, with 20 second exposures.

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